Danyuk Alexander Nikolaevich, Postgraduate student, Penza State University (40 Krasnaya street, Penza, Russia), firstname.lastname@example.org
Scheblykin Ivan Pavlovich, Doctor of philological sciences, professor, head of sub-department of journalism, Pedagogical Institute named after V. G. Belinsky, Penza State University (40 Krasnaya street, Penza, Russia), email@example.com
Background. Currently, much attention is paid to the study of the works by Korolenko (this branch is also called “korolenkovedeniye” in Russian – the study of Korolenko’s works). V. G. Korolenko holds is an honourable figure in the history of Russian literature of the late XIX – early XX century. This is one of the most famous writers, whose name has become a symbol of “conscience of the age” during his lifetime. Unfortunately, not everyone knows that Vladimir Galaktionovich was a bright publicist and progressive public figure. The relevance of this study is determined by the need to study not only the literary segment of his oeuvre, but also his nonfiction works. Thus, the purpose of the research is to systematize and analyze the materials of social and political journalism by V. G. Korolenko.
Materials and methods. This article analyzes some nonfiction works written by V. G. Korolenko and identifies steps in the study of his social and political journalism. To achieve this goal the authors used some methods for summarizing and comparing the material. The researchers analyzed the journalistic works of the writer and came to the conclusions.
Results. The work identifies three stages in the study of social and political journalism of V. G. Korolenko: the pre-revolutionary, the Soviet, the post-Soviet . Each period was considered differently by the authors.
Conclusions. V. G. Korolenko is an experienced publicist . One of the features of his journalism is the research approach to the facts carried out both when gathering and analyzing and also when understanding and using thereof in the works.
V. G Korolenko, period, social and political journalism, essay, article, populism, Marxism, controversy.
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