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Dmitry Vassilyévich Averkiev (1836–1905)

Averkiyev, Dmitry Vassilyévich (ä-ver-kē’yef). A Russian dramatist and critic; born, Oct. 12, 1836; died in 1905. He wrote over twenty dramas and comedies, besides numerous literary criticisms. Among the former, mostly taken from old Russian life, the best are: ‘In Old Kashira’ (1872), a historical tragedy; and ‘Frol Skobejeff’ (1868), a comedy.