Life and Work of Fedor Abramov

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Fedor Aleksandrovich Abramov (1920-83) was one of the leading representatives of the Russian village prose movement of the 1960s and 1970s. In The Life and Work of Fedor Abramov, scholars from the United States and abroad draw on Abramov's works, his diaries, and his private writings as sources for examining his place within the village prose movement and within Anglo-American theories of cultural reception.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780810114524
  • Publisher: Northwestern University Press
  • Publication date: 5/28/1997
  • Series: Srlt Series
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 138
  • Product dimensions: 6.13 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

David Gillespie is a Professor of Politics, International Languages, and International Studies at the University of Bath.

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Table of Contents

Fedor Abramov (1920-83): A Chronology

Fedor Abramov: Living According to Spiritual Values
Liudmila Krutikova-Abramova

Fedor Abramov's Prose: The Village Rescued in Memory
Kathleen Parthé

Fedor Abramov and Russian Village Prose
Georgii Tsvetov

Fedor Abramov and Vasilii Grossman: Two Heroes, One Story
Boris Lanin

Abramov's Brothers and Sisters and the Depiction of Rural Life in Soviet Russia
Gilda Baïkovitch

Symbolic Realism and the Conventional Reader: "A Journey into the Past" and "The White Horse"
Alla Bol'shakova

Fedor Abramov: Public Spirits, Private Doubts
David Gillespie

Appendix 1: A Journey into the Past
Appendix 2: Diaries, 1954-83
Select Bibliography

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