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Konstantin Vasil’evich Mochulskii

literary scholar

Konstantin Mochulskii, USSR Literary scholar.

Background

Mochulskii, Konstantin was born on January 28, 1892 in Odessa.

Education

Graduated from Petersburg University in 1914.

Career

Lecturer at the same university, 1916-1920. Emigrated in 1920. Taught at Sofia University, 1920-1922, then at the Sorbonne, 1924-1944, and at the St. Sergius Theological Institute, Paris, 1937-1947. Wrote classical studies of Vladimir Solov’ev, Fedor Dostoevskii, Aleksandr Blok, Andrei Belyi and Valerii Briusov.

Religion

Religion is bad because it makes people base the way they run their lives on a falsehood.

Views

Every Soviet citizen has rights to express his or her opinion, but it should be in accordance with the general interests of the society.