Solovyov A. Derzhavin, Heraskov, Bobrov and “the Secret Key of Russian Literature” (from the Commentary to V.V. Izmajlov’s “A Journey to Midday Russia”)
This article comments on why and how V.V. Izmailov is his “Puteshestvie v poludennuyu Rossiyu” (“A Journey to Midday Russia”) makes a reference to the poem “Kljuch” (“The Fount”) by G.R. Derzhavin. A contextual analysis reveals sources of poetic inspiration. The article discusses a link between the commented fragment and literary reputations of S.S. Bobrov and M.M. Heraskov.