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Mikhalkov's works: a brief description

The works of Mikhalkov occupy a prominent place inSoviet and Russian literature. His poems, children's poems, fables, plays, screenplays for films and, finally, the words to three hymns deservedly brought him all-Union and All-Russian fame and fame.

short biography

Mikhalkov Sergey Vladimirovich was born in 1913in Moscow in a family that came from an old noble family. His childhood was spent in a Moscow estate near Moscow. The boy received a wonderful home education. Already in his early childhood he became interested in literature and poetry. In childhood he began to write poetry. His first poem he wrote when he was only nine years old.

After a while, the family moved toStavropol region. In the late 1920s he began to publish in local newspapers. Then he moved to Moscow, where he was forced to do some physical work for a while. However, he never abandoned his studies with poetry. The young poet became famous throughout the country in 1935, when his poem "Uncle Stepa" was published. Then came the collection of poems, which strengthened his fame. During the war he worked as a military correspondent, at the same time wrote a hymn. After the victory, he continued publishing his works, engaged in active public activities, founded the magazine "Fuse". Mikhalkov Sergey Vladimirovich played an important role in the development of Russian literature, dramaturgy, and poetry. The famous poet died in 2009.

Mihalkov's works

Early works

The first poems of the poet immediately attractedAttention. Father noticed the talent of his son and somehow showed his poems to the poet A. Bezymensky, who approved the first experiments of the young man. One of the first works of the author is called "The Road", in which he demonstrated the mastery of rhyming and language.

The works of Mikhalkov are short,laconicism and extraordinary expressiveness, largely due to the fact that the poet from childhood wrote in the best traditions of Russian classical literature. He grew up on the poems of Pushkin and Krylov's fables, on the writings of Mayakovsky and Yesenin. It is not surprising, therefore, that his first literary experiments were very successful. Since 1933 his works have been regularly published in leading domestic journals. One of the most famous works of this period is the poem "Svetlana".

mikhalkov sergei vladimirovich


The works of Mikhalkov enjoyed greatpopularity and love of readers even before the publication of his most famous children's poem. The glory of the children's writer strengthened the success of the new composition - the poem "Three Citizen", which he wrote during his participation in the contest for the best pioneer song.

After that, the author decided to try himself in anothergenre and began to create his probably most famous work - the poem "Uncle Stepa." The image of a kind, simple-minded giant who at any time is ready to help, immediately gained all-union love.

To create a famous tetralogy, the poet lefta few dozen years. After the war, the poem "Uncle Stepa Militiaman" and two others appeared in the light. In them, the protagonist, while remaining the same good-natured giant, gradually became more lyrical. Particularly touching, perhaps, is the part of "Uncle Stepa and Egor", in which the poet introduced the image of the son of the main character.

step uncle

Other works

The works of Mikhalkov became popular inlargely due to their optimism, a lively and cheerful language, as well as deep wisdom of the world. In the pre-war period, another famous poem "Did You Have?" Was published, which in form resembles a countenance, but nevertheless is imbued with a serious philosophical sense and sound.

Another characteristic feature of creativityMikhalkov is that he often created heroes who could not always be a role model. On the contrary, quite often he in the images of his characters ridiculed the shortcomings that are inherent in children: laziness, effeminacy, rudeness, boasting. Many of his phrases were so sharp and witty that they turned into a saying. His rhyme is extremely simple and memorized literally from the first time (for example, his famous "Song of Friends", which is probably known to every child).

a song of friends

Works of the war years

During the war years the poet worked as a correspondent, hevisited many advanced, received a number of high awards for bravery. His military lyrics, like Tvardovsky's works, are simple and easy language, reminiscent of folk songs, which immediately made it popular. Among the works of this period are, for example, the poem "The fighter lies behind the huts ...", "Letter home" and others. It is noteworthy that it is this poet who owns the epitaph on the grave of the Unknown Soldier.

sachet porridge

Fables, plays, scripts

In the mid-1940s Mikhalkov, on the advice ofwriter Tolstoy decided to try himself in a new genre - in the composition of fables (he loved Krylov since childhood). His first works in this genre were a great success. In all, he wrote about two hundred fables, which entered the gold fund of domestic literature. The poet also appeared as the author of a screenplay of some famous Soviet films, one of the most significant - the comedy "Three Plus Two", based on his play.

A feature of the poet's work is that hein the most accessible form able to express very serious and profound thoughts, while entertaining and teaching. This, for example, is his poem "Sasha's porridge".

Mikhalkov's books are still widely circulated in our country.

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