A Hero Of Our Time

A Hero Of Our Time

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by M. Y. Lermontov
     
 

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Novel by Mikhail Lermontov, published in Russian in 1840 as Geroy nashego vremeni. Its psychologically probing portrait of a disillusioned 19th-century aristocrat and its use of a nonchronological and multifaceted narrative structure influenced such later Russian authors as Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Leo Tolstoy and presaged the antiheroes and antinovels of 20th-century… See more details below

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Novel by Mikhail Lermontov, published in Russian in 1840 as Geroy nashego vremeni. Its psychologically probing portrait of a disillusioned 19th-century aristocrat and its use of a nonchronological and multifaceted narrative structure influenced such later Russian authors as Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Leo Tolstoy and presaged the antiheroes and antinovels of 20th-century fiction. The novel is set in the Russian Caucasus in the 1830s. Grigory Pechorin is a bored, self-centered, and cynical young army officer who believes in nothing. With impunity he toys with the love of women and the goodwill of men. He is brave, determined, and willful, but his energies and potential are wasted, and he dies in a duel. -The Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature - This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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ISBN-13:
9781463549060
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
05/31/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.34(d)

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