Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin ; 22 October [O.S. 10 October] 1870 – 8 November 1953 was the first Russian writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature for the strict artistry with which he carried on the classical Russian traditions in the writing of prose and poetry. The texture of his poems and stories, sometimes referred to as "Bunin brocade", is considered to be one of the richest in the language. Best known for his short novels The Village and Dry Valley , his autobiographical novel The Life of Arseniev , the book of short stories Dark Avenues and his 1917–1918 diary , Bunin was a much...
|Birthdate:||October 22, 1870|
|Date of death:||November 8, 1953|
|Education:||Moscow State University|
|Also known as:||Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin, Ivan Alekseevich Bunin|