Rilke's Russia: A Cultural Encounter

Rilke's Russia: A Cultural Encounter

by Anna A. Tavis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0810111527

ISBN-13: 9780810111523

Pub. Date: 10/12/1994

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

Anna A. Tavis explores the important of Russia in shaping Rilke's aesthetics. Rilke's two trips to Russia at the turn of the century, made in the company of Lou Andreas-Salome, led to connections with Leo Tolstoy, Boris Pasternak, Marina Tsvetaeva, and Maxim Gorky. Tavis uses letters, poems, and fiction to trace Rilke's actual and symbolic encounters with Russian

Overview

Anna A. Tavis explores the important of Russia in shaping Rilke's aesthetics. Rilke's two trips to Russia at the turn of the century, made in the company of Lou Andreas-Salome, led to connections with Leo Tolstoy, Boris Pasternak, Marina Tsvetaeva, and Maxim Gorky. Tavis uses letters, poems, and fiction to trace Rilke's actual and symbolic encounters with Russian culture and its prose masters between 1898 and 1926.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810111523
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
10/12/1994
Series:
Studies in Russian Literature and Theory
Edition description:
1
Pages:
195
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.52(h) x 0.89(d)

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