Selected Passages From Correspondence With Friends

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826513748
  • Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press
  • Publication date: 12/1/1969
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
Selected Passages from Correspondence with Friends 1
Preface 3
I Testament 7
II Woman in the World 14
III The Meaning of Sickness 19
IV A Question of Words 21
V On Public Readings of Russian Poets 26
VI Help the Poor 29
VII The Odyssey in Zhukovsky's Translation 32
VIII A Few Words on Our Church and Our Clergy 42
IX On the Same Subject 45
X On the Lyricism of Our Poets 48
XI Controversies 65
XII The Christian Goes Forward 68
XIII Karamzin 71
XIV On the Theater, on the One-sided View towards the Theater, and on One-sidedness in General 73
XV Subjects for the Lyric Poets of the Present Time 85
XVI Counsels 90
XVII Enlightenment 92
XVIII Four Letters to Divers Persons Apropos Dead Souls 96
XIX It is Necessary to Love Russia 111
XX It Is Necessary to Travel through Russia 113
XXI What the Wife of a Provincial Governor Is 122
XXII The Russian Landowner 137
XXIII The Historical Painter Ivanov 146
XXIV What a Wife Can Do for Her Husband in Simple Domestic Matters, as Things Now Are in Russia 158
XXV Rural Justice and Punishment 163
XXVI Fears and Dreads in Russia 166
XXVII To a Myopic Friend 171
XXVIII To One Who Occupies an Important Position 174
XXIX Whose Is the Loftiest Fate on Earth 195
XXX An Exhortation 197
XXXI On the Essence of Russian Poetry and On Its Originality 199
XXXII Easter Sunday 250
Index 261
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