Russian Literature / Edition 1

Russian Literature / Edition 1

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by Andrew Baruch Wachtel, Ilya Vinitsky
     
 

ISBN-10: 0745636861

ISBN-13: 9780745636863

Pub. Date: 06/01/2009

Publisher: Wiley

In this engaging book, Andrew Baruch Wachtel and Ilya Vinitsky provide a comprehensive, conceptually challenging history of Russian literature, placing individual works, lives and events in broad historical context as well as in the framework of parallel developments in Russian art and music.  See more details below

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In this engaging book, Andrew Baruch Wachtel and Ilya Vinitsky provide a comprehensive, conceptually challenging history of Russian literature, placing individual works, lives and events in broad historical context as well as in the framework of parallel developments in Russian art and music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745636863
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/01/2009
Series:
PCHL-Polity Cultural History of Literature Series, #23
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
244
Sales rank:
1,241,932
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations vi

Chronology vii

Introduction: Labyrinth of Links: Russian Literature and its Cultural Contexts 1

1 The Origins: Russian Medieval Culture 7

2 The Spirit of Peter: Russian Culture in the Eighteenth Century 31

3 The Spirit of Poetry: Russian Culture in the Age of Alexander I (1801–25) 57

4 The Russian Idea: The Quest for National Identity in Nineteenth-Century Russian Culture 89

5 Russian Psychology: The Quest for Personal Identity in Nineteenth-Century Russian Culture 125

6 Life as Theatre: Russian Modernism 157

7 The Art of the Future: The Russian Avant-Garde 182

8 The Future as Present: Soviet Culture 204

9 After the Future: Russian Thaw Culture 233

10 Instead of the Apocalypse: Russian Culture Today 261

Conclusion: Whither Russian Literature 285

Notes 294

Bibliography 302

Index 308

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