Journal of Danubian Studies and Research, Vol 5, No 2 (2015)

Features of Aestheticism in Literary Heritage of Mikhail Kuzmin

Elena Kolmykova


The article deals with the main principles of aestheticism reflected in the literary works of
Mikhail Kuzmin, the author of well-known lines: “Широки и спокойны струи, Как судоходный
Дунай!” The sources of M. Kuzmin’s aestheticism, such as ideas of Pre-Raphaelites, French
symbolists, English aesthetes are under investigation. It is stated that literary heritage of Oscar Wilde
greatly influenced M. Kuzmin’s critical works.


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