150th anniversary of the birth of Russian writer Alexander Kuprin was celebrated in New-Delhi

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The Russian Сenter for Science and Culture in New Delhi hosted an online literary evening dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Russian writer Alexander Ivanovich Kuprin. The event was organized by the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo together with the literary society "Parichai Sahitya Parishad".

Russian Language Institute teacher Tatyana Shipilova prepared and held a presentation about the life and work of the famous Russian writer. Kuprin, whose biography is closely connected with the turbulent events of the early twentieth century, was recognized for his vivid realistic works on a variety of subjects. During the life of the writer has mastered a few dozen professions that were on the fronts of the First World War. From everywhere he drew ideas for now immortal stories and stories. In 1909, Kuprin's work was awarded the Pushkin prize. Love of life, humanism, richness of language make Kuprin one of the most widely read writers in our days.

The audience learned about the features of Kuprin's realistic prose, about his romantic and naturalistic works of different years.

The participants of the evening talked about the challenging time and difficult fate of the writer, which influenced the features of his work.

At the end of the evening, Tatyana Shipilova, at the request of the audience, introduced the list of works by A. I. Kuprin, translated into English.

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