Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Tchulkov, Mikhail

(1734-1792) Russian writer whose The Mocker (first two parts as coll 1765) is the first Russian fantasy collection. Further works, some anthropological, include The Concise Mythological Lexicon (1767) and A Dictionary of Russian Superstitions (1767-1787). It could be said that he, along with the more talented writer Vasily Levshin, created Russian fantasy as a genre. [CMK]

see also: Russia.

Mikhail Tchulkov


This entry is taken from the Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997) edited by John Clute and John Grant. It is provided as a reference and resource for users of the SF Encyclopedia, but apart from possible small corrections has not been updated.