The article is devoted to the role of the famous writer and journalist Thaddeus Venediktovich Bulgarin in the socio-political life of Russia in the pre-reform period. Based on his works, primarily the novel “Ivan Ivanovich Vyzhigin”, and the public reaction to it, the authors conclude that to a certain extent this figure can be regarded as one of the creators of “mass culture” in Russia.
Key words: F. V. Bulgarin, mass culture, conservatism, journalism, fiction.Долгих-Пучкова-ПДФ
Citation link: Dolgikh A.N., Puchkova E.I. F.V. Bulgarin and the birth of "mass culture" in Russia: to the formulation of the question // Humanities researches of the Central Russia. – 2021. - № 3 (20). DOI 10.24412/2541-9056-2021-3-7-16 DOI 10.24412/2541-9056-2021-3-17-48– P. 17-48.