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2023. no 1. Liliya Gabdrafikova

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Tatar poet Sagit Suncheley and Crimea in the early 1920s

Liliya Gabdrafikova

Marjani Institute of History of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences;
FRC “Kazan Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences”

Abstract. The article tells about the life and work of the Tatar poet Sagit Suncheley (1888–1937), it is written on the basis of his ego-documents. He lived in the Crimea in 1919–1924, was a witness to historical events and a participant in the Soviet cultural construction. His letters and diaries, literary and journalistic works illustrate the everyday life of the Crimean population during the Civil War, including the life of a Soviet nomenklatura worker. In addition, these ego-documents supplement information about the work of the Tatar departments of Soviet institutions in the Crimean ASSR.

Keywords: Sagit Suncheley, Tatar writers, Crimean Tatars, Civil War, Soviet everyday life

For citation: Gabdrafikova L.R. Tatar poet Sagit Suncheley and Crimea in the early 1920s. Krymskoe istoricheskoe obozrenie=Crimean Historical Review. 2023, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 106–119. DOI: 10.22378/kio.2023.1.106-119 (In Russian)


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About the author: Liliya R. Gabdrafikova – Dr. Sci. (History), Chief Research Fellow of the Department of Modern History, Marjani Institute of History of the Tatarstan Academy of Sciences (420111, Baturin Str., 7A, Kazan, Russian Federation); Leading Researcher of the Laboratory of Multifactorial Humanitarian Analysis and Cognitive Philology, Federal Research Center “Kazan Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences” (420111, Lobachevsky Str., 2/31, Kazan, Russian Federation);

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