Pakhtusova V.N. Anton Chekhov’s Genre Tradition in Yuri Nagibin’s Work
The article explores the relationship between Chekhov’s and Nagibin’s work. The main goal is to establish the degree of Nagibin’s adoption of Chekhov’s art, to investigate the parallels between Chekhov and Nagibin in greater detail than it has been done before in critical research. It is proved that in Nagibin’s non-fiction works the interest to Chechov’s artistic heritage was straightforwardly reflected. The genre of micronovel, that has been developed in later works of Chekhov and was used in some works of Nagibin lies in the focus of the investigation. The works of two authors are analyzed in terms of genre, which helps to reveal both differences and similarities in the works of Chekhov and Nagibin.