One of the most important tasks remains the need to understand why two processes were going at such a speed: coming to power in Germany of the NSDAP headed by Adolf Hitler and the subsequent consolidation around the National Socialists not only of a significant part of the German electorate but also of the right (first of all right-wing) forces in Europe and in the world as a whole.
Author page: Vladimir Zolotarev
The article presents a comparative analysis of intellectual environment, creative development and the literary activity results of two writers of the early twentieth century, who depicted the last days of their epoch in their works, — I.A. Bunin and A.I. Kuprin, binded by long-term friendship.