Russian Literature and Empire: Conquest of the Caucasus from Pushkin to Tolstoy

Russian Literature and Empire: Conquest of the Caucasus from Pushkin to Tolstoy

by Susan Layton
     
 

The first book to provide a synthesising study of Russian writing about the Caucasus during the nineteenth-century age of empire-building.See more details below

Overview

The first book to provide a synthesising study of Russian writing about the Caucasus during the nineteenth-century age of empire-building.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521444439
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Russian Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Map; 1. Introduction; 2. The poet and terra incognita; 3. Imaginative geography; 4. Sentimental pilgrims; 5. The national stake in Asia; 6. The Pushkinian mountaineer; 7. Bestuzhev-Marlinsky's interchange with the tribesman; 8. Early Lermontov and oriental machismo; 9. Little orientalizers; 10. Feminizing the Caucasus; 11. Georgia as an oriental woman; 12. The anguished poet in uniform; 13. Tolstoy's revolt against romanticism; 14. Post-war appropriation of romanticism; 15. Tolstoy's confessional indictment; 16. Concluding observations; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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