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Optina Pustyn Monastery in the Russian literary imagination

iconic vision in works by Dostoevsky, Gogol, Tolstoy, and others

by Leonard J. Stanton

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Published by Peter Lang in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kozel"skaia Vvedenskaia Optina (Monastery).,
  • Orthodox Eastern Church.,
  • Russian literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Russian literature -- Christian influences.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLeonard J. Stanton..
    SeriesMiddlebury studies in Russian language and literature -- vol. 3
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG2987.R4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 307p. ;
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22489908M
    ISBN 100820416975

      2 For a list of works published at Optina, see “An Annotated Bibliography of Optina Publications” in Leonard J. Stanton’s, The Optina Pustyn Monastery in the Russian Literary Imagination: Iconic Vision in Works by Dostoevsky, Gogol, Tolstoy and Others. (New York: Peter Lang, ), 3 Later Archbishop of Lithuania and Vilnius. St. Petersburg House of the Optina Pustyn Friary, St. Petersburg: See 38 reviews, articles, and 53 photos of St. Petersburg House of the Optina Pustyn Friary, ranked No on Tripadvisor among 2, attractions in St. Petersburg.5/5(38).

    the writer's imagination, and he worked into it his impressions of the monastery, its hermitage (skit), and of elder Amvrosii. Optina's cultivation of elderhood as a living model (or icon) of Christian theory, coupled with the monastery's restoration of elderhood's literary legacy, made Optina the foremost center of the nineteenth-century.   The Optina Pustyn Monastery in the Russian Literary Imagination: iconic vision in works by Dostoevsky, Gogol, Tolstoy, and others. New York: Peter Lang (Middlebury Studies in Russian Language and Literature). Google Scholar; Download referencesCited by: 1.

    connections. This book begs for translation into English and into Russian to make the world and its connections that Gerigk describes so well available to a much broader audience. Thomas R. Beyer, Jr., Middlebury College Leonard J. Stanton. The Optina Pustyn Monastery in the Russian Literary Imagination: Iconic. Stanton, The Optina Pustyn Monastery in the Russian Literary Imagination: Iconic Vision in Works by Dostoevsky, Gogol, Tolstoy, and Others, New York: Peter Lang, 6 In the 14th century, hesychasm was strongly attacked by Barlaam of Calabria.


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V.O. nab. Leytenanta Shmidta 27/2 St Petersburg, Russia. Managing director of the Choir: Elizabeth Semenova. Phone: +7email: [email protected] The battle for the Russian imagination and for humane letters in the middle decades of the nineteenth-century was dominated by two literary movements: writers who supported and nurtured an aesthetic approach and the writers who favored a social/political approach based.

Between andthe Optina Pustyn Monastery of Konzel'sk, in Russia's Kaluga Government, was the site of an unprecedented - and as yet unequaled - period of religious and literary flowering.

Optina Pustyn was a mecca for many of Russia's most prominent writers and thinkers. Distinguished visitors included Ivan Kireevsky, Nikolai Gogol, Fyodor Dostoevsky, and Lev Tolstoy.

This study. Optina Pustyn, officially Svyato-Vvedenskaya Optinakaya Pustyn, is a male monastery near Kozelsk which was the most important spiritual center of the Church of Russia in the nineteenth century. The monastery was famous for the monastic renewal movement in Russia based on the hesychastic tradition that had been largely lost in the Russian monastic experience in the eighteenth century.

The Presentation Optina Pustyn Monastery was finally returned to the Orthodox Church in and services resumed in In the John the Baptist Skete was also returned to the : William Brumfield. In the year the Orthodox world was shocked by a tragic event, which had happened in Optina Hermitage: three inhabitants of the monastery were brutally murdered on Easter night.

They were Hieromonk Basil (Roslyakov), Monk Therapont (Pushkaryov) and Monk Trophim (Tatarinov).According to the investigator, the murderer Nikolay Averin inflicted the injuries with unusual professionalism.

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This practice was banned by the Russian Orthodox Church Council ofand the Optina community was reconstituted for men only as the Holy Presentation Optina Pustyn Monastery. Tenuously surviving in the 16th and 17th centuries, the monastery was destitute by .The Optina Pustyn Monastery in the Russian Literary Imagination Madison) Lev Shestov was one of the most original thinkers of the early twentieth century and also one of the least understood.

Andrius Valevicius has performed an important service in 'Lev Shestov and His Times' in throwing light on Shestov's spiritual and intellectual.Do one knows for certain exactly when Optina Pustyn (officially known as "Svyato-Vvedenskaya Optinskaya Pustyn") was founded.

According to legend, however, the monastery was founded in the 14th or 15th century by a repentant thief named Opt, who decided to take monastic vows and establish a retreat in the thick forests near Rus' border with Poland ("Pustyn" means a deserted place; "Optina" is.