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Russian Literature
     

Russian Literature

by Catriona Kelly
 

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Rather than presenting a conventional chronology of Russian literature, this book considers the place and importance of all kinds of literature in Russian culture. Catriona Kelly focuses on Pushkin-considered "the Russian Shakespeare"-whose work influenced all Russian writers, whether poets or novelists, as well as artists in other fields.

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Rather than presenting a conventional chronology of Russian literature, this book considers the place and importance of all kinds of literature in Russian culture. Catriona Kelly focuses on Pushkin-considered "the Russian Shakespeare"-whose work influenced all Russian writers, whether poets or novelists, as well as artists in other fields.

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"It is written in a lively and stimulating manner...and displays a range to which few of Dr. Kelly's peers in the field of Russian scholarship are equal."—Dr. Philip Cavendish

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ISBN-13:
9781402775413
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
09/07/2010
Series:
A Brief Insight Series
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,356,583
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Catriona Kelly is a Fellow of New College, Oxford, and the author of A History of Russian Women's Writing and co-editor of Russian Cultural Studies, both published by OUP.

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