Russian Literature

Russian Literature

by Catriona Kelly
     
 

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Catriona Kelly takes an enlightening and nontraditional approach to exploring Russia's unique literary traditions. Rather than proceeding chronologically, she uses Pushkin as the central figure in Russia's literary genesis and analyzes how this “Russian Shakespeare” influenced his compatriots, the origins of Russian literature (including folktales), and

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Catriona Kelly takes an enlightening and nontraditional approach to exploring Russia's unique literary traditions. Rather than proceeding chronologically, she uses Pushkin as the central figure in Russia's literary genesis and analyzes how this “Russian Shakespeare” influenced his compatriots, the origins of Russian literature (including folktales), and how Russians regard their own place in literary history.

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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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402782282
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
09/07/2010
Series:
A Brief Insight
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
224
File size:
15 MB
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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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