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Series 1

 ANDREI BELYPAPERS

 
 1882-1990
 [1926-1939]

Andrei Bely Writings
Series 1, THE HISTORY OF THE EVOLUTION OF THE SELF-KNOWING SPIRIT,
1926-1990 (Preservation Photocopies)

Box Folder
No. No. Dates Description



Historical part of the manuscript with subtitle
"Finished part of the manuscript":
Chapter 1 -- "Christianity as a turning point in
history":



1 1 [1926] Holograph, pp. 1-50, 56s

2 [1926] Holograph, pp. 51-100, 50s

3 [1926] Holograph, pp. 101-159, 59s

Chapter 2 -- "Decay of classical antiquity":

4 [1926] Holograph, pp. 1-37, 76s

5 [1926] Holograph, pp. 38-75, 76s

Chapter 3 -- "Arabs"

6 [1926] Holograph, pp. 1-59, 119s

Chapter 4 -- "Period of scholastics -- 12th and
13th centuries"

7 [1926] Holograph, pp. 1-64, 129s




Theoretical (philosophical) part of the manuscript
with subtitle "From the 1926 draft":



8 1926 Holograph, pp. 1-68, 137s

9 1926 Holograph, pp. 69-114, 91s




Drafts of the second volume of The History of the
Evolution of the Self-knowing Spirit:



10 [1927-1934] Holograph, pp. 1-60, 126s

11 [1927-1934] Holograph, pp. 61-112, 104s

1 12 [1927-1934] Holograph, pp. 113-171, 118s

13 [1927-1934] Holograph, pp. 172-225, 107s




K. N. Bugaeva's notes on The History of
the Evolution of the Self-knowing Spirit:



14 [1937-1939] Explanations regarding creative prehistory
of the manuscript -- holograph, 4s (available in digital copy)

[1937-1939] Fragments of commentaries on the
manuscript -- holograph, 4s (available in digital copy)

15 [1937-1939] Fragment entitled "For explanations of the
special terminology of The History of the
Evolution of the Self-knowing
Spirit"-- holograph, 1s

[1937-1939] Fragments in the form of diary entries
entitled "For explanations of the special
terminology of The History of
the Evolution of the Self-knowing Spirit
-- holograph, 181s in Russian,
138s in German (available in digital copy)

16 [1937-1939] Outlines and diagrams -- holograph, 18s (available in digital copy)




Published fragment from the manuscript:


17 1990 "Self-knowing Spirit" ("Dusha
samosoznaiushchaia"), published in literary
almanac "Laterna Magica", Moscow: Prometheus
1990, pp. 278-310


 

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