Troinitsky Russian literature: writers that lived a Threesome

We already know the concept of "polyamory family" is one that consists of more than two people (and no, we are not talking about the kids or the grandparents). It seems that this phenomenon is quite new, but actually the so-called strange family existed for a long time. You do not even know who of famous people lived a Threesome.

Troinitsky Russian literature: writers that lived a Threesome

Outset that the term "Swedish family" exists solely in the Russian language and the real, Sweden has no relation. The rest of the world polyamorous family commonly called ménage à trois — literally translated as "household of three". Living thus in intimate proximity with each other can consist of all members and only some of them.

"All resented not that Nekrasov was megalab, polygamist, unable to odnorodnoi love. These are almost all of the lyrics..." — wrote Korney Chukovsky in his article "a Friend of the poet."

Troinitsky Russian literature: writers that lived a Threesome

Personal life, "the singer of Russian women" and the truth was not easy. 26 Nekrasov is crazy in love with the beauty of Avdotya Panaeva. Although panaeva was not the first love of a poet, it is traditionally considered to be his Muse and inspiration.

Troinitsky Russian literature: writers that lived a Threesome

Avdotya panaeva was smart, beautiful, very talented... and married another Russian writer Ivan Panayev. And although she initially staunchly rejected the courtship of a young rake, she soon gave up. During one of his trips panayev and Nekrasov admitted to each other their feelings.

Troinitsky Russian literature: writers that lived a Threesome

What we felt on this occasion, Ivan panayev is unknown, but apparently, that didn't stop their friendship. And considering that soon all three lived happily in the apartment Panaeva, their Union was stronger than it seemed.

In collaboration with Panaeva Nekrasov wrote several novels Avdotya wrote under a male pseudonym, which was customary in those days. According to rumors, Nekrasov repeatedly arranged Panaeva jealousy, but the dispute has not prevented the partners live together for 16 years until his death panaeva.

During this time, Avdotya managed to get pregnant from Nekrasov, but unfortunately the child died shortly afterwards. After the death of Avdotya panaeva and Nicholas, too, has lived together for long. Apparently, the "third" in their bizarre friendship was not superfluous.

In the obituary published in the "contemporary" (1862, No. 2), Chernyshevsky wrote: "...panaeva loved by all who knew him: there was so much in him kindness, gentleness and the appeal, which communicates to the person by the predominance good mental properties..."

Louis Viardot, the famous French writer and critic, and Opera diva Paulina Garcia were married in 1840. He was already forty, and the girl — only twenty. They were introduced by the writer George sand, who, although he was a close friend of Louis, still acknowledged that he was "dull as night cap".

Troinitsky Russian literature: writers that lived a Threesome

Polina found in Louis decent husband, but this calmness wasn't enough. "As you told me, I found Louis' exalted mind, deep soul and a noble character... of a good quality for the husband, but is that enough?" — wrote Pauline George sand.

Troinitsky Russian literature: writers that lived a Threesome

Three years after the wedding and have a reason to dispel boring family life. In the autumn of 1843 among the spectators Opera is a 25-year-old Ivan Turgenev. And after a while Turgenev met with Louis, then Director of the Italian Opera house in Paris. The Opera diva was not particularly Turgenev allocated among the crowd of his fans, but when her tour in St. Petersburg is over, Ivan Turgenev rushed after family Viardot.

For attachment to "a damn Gypsy" mother three years, did not give him money. Turgenev travel in Europe: in Berlin, then London, Paris, tour of France and again in Saint-Petersburg, all the while living in the family Viardot "on the edge of someone else's nest", by his own statements. In the early 1860‑ies of the Viardot family settled in Baden-Baden, and with them Turgenev ("Villa Tourgueneff"). Thanks to the family of Viardot and Ivan Turgenev their Villa was interesting musical and artistic centre.

Troinitsky Russian literature: writers that lived a Threesome

Turgenev loved four children Polina (among whom was his) as a family. The true nature of the relationship of Pauline Viardot and Turgenev is still a subject of debate. There is a theory that after Louis Viardot paralyzed by a stroke, Polina and Turgenev actually entered into marital relations. According to one version, in this love triangle was more men, to whom Pauline Viardot was located...

Graves in his "History of love", wondering about what could be the relationship of Turgenev and Viardot relations of spouses, says: "it Turns out not quite fit with the natural feelings of men cohabitation Threesome... On what moral basis it happened? When a strange friendship with Turgenev husband of the woman, based on common hunting Hobbies? Something is wrong!"

"Volodya did not just fell in love with me, he attacked me, it was an attack. Two and a half years I did not have any free minutes — literally. I was frightened by his perseverance, growth of its mass, boundless, unbridled passion. His love was boundless" — wrote about Mayakovsky his Muse Lilya Brik.

Troinitsky Russian literature: writers that lived a Threesome

In his autobiography Mayakovsky day Brik in July 1915, defined as "the most joyful date." Between Mayakovsky and Lilya Brik very quickly flashed a whirlwind romance, which did not prevent the husband of Lilya Brik, Osip. In the summer of 1918, Mayakovsky and the Briks began to live together, moving from apartment to apartment. According to the memoirs of Soviet poet Voznesensky, in old age Lilya Brik confessed to him: "I loved making love to the Axes. We were locked in the kitchen Volodya. He was eager, like us, scratching at the door and cried..."

Troinitsky Russian literature: writers that lived a Threesome

However, there are versions that it was quite the opposite in Osip lacked the strength to make love to wife, and he lost his seat to a younger lover.

Troinitsky Russian literature: writers that lived a Threesome

Lydia Chukovskaya Korneeva recalled his visit to the Briks is not without rejection: "to Communicate with them had me hard the whole style of the house — not to your liking. It seemed to me also that Lily Yu without any interest refers to the poems of Mayakovsky. Not like me and grouse on the table, and jokes at the table..."

Troinitsky Russian literature: writers that lived a Threesome

In their suicide records Mayakovsky called Lilya Brik and Veronika Polonskaya, as well as his mother and sisters of members of his family, and verses are requested to convey to the Audiences.

Alexander Ivanovich Herzen was a Russian poet, a philosopher and a man of very liberal. In 1838 he married his cousin Natalya Zakharina, and for seven years Natalia bore him six children, three of whom, however, died almost immediately after birth.

Troinitsky Russian literature: writers that lived a Threesome

The family went into exile in Paris, where she falls in love with a close friend Herzen — Georg Herwegh. Natalia admits his relationship with Herwegh and recognizes that "dissatisfaction, something remaining unoccupied, abandoned sought a liking and found her friendship with Herwegh". Her husband and she offers a "marriage-way". However, the spiritual, not carnal. Complete the picture of Emma Herwegh spouse, and their children.

Troinitsky Russian literature: writers that lived a Threesome

All four adults and children is located in the same building, forming a "commune", which was originally no intimate relationship is not assumed. Herzen called them "four stars, and, as we have no position, everything will Shine". But she still became the mistress of Herwegh. After learning the truth, Herzen insisted on the departure of Herehow from nice. What Herwegh said that, if so, he'd kill himself. It's funny that in the international community Herzen condemned for what he tried to separate his wife with her lover.

In 1850, Natalia gave birth to a daughter Olga. Herzen, though he doubted the paternity, never opened this was not recognized.

By 1851 the couple reconciled, but in November a family was expecting a great tragedy: the wreck of the ship, killed their son eight-year-old Nicholas, a deaf-mute from birth, the mother of Alexander and the teacher of the boy. Unable to cope with the loss, the 34-year-old Natalia dies as a result of premature birth.

Keywords: Russian Federation | History | Love | Family | Relationships | Writer | Poet

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