Russian Drama Theatre. MY Lermontov

The Scarlet Flower (TL)

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“The Scarlett Flower” is written by famous Russian writer Sergey Aksakov. He had heard it as an ill child. The writer tells about it in the story “The Childhood of Bagrov-grandson”. At the last years of his life, working on the book " The Childhood of Bagrov-grandson," Sergey has remembered the housekeeper Pelagia and her wonderful fairy tale "The Scarlet Flower,". He has written it by memory. For the first time it was printed in 1858 and so became our favorite fairy tale.