The Cambridge Companion to the Classic Russian Novelby Malcolm V. Jones, Robin Feuer Miller, Lesley Milne
Pub. Date: 12/28/2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
The Cambridge Companion to the Classic Russian Novel offers a thematic account of a tradition that produced some of the most influential novels of the western world. In newly-commissioned essays by prominent scholars, the work of Pushkin, Dostoevskii, Tolstoi, Turgenev, Bulgakov, Nabokov, Pasternak, Solzhenitsyn and many others is described and discussed. There is a chronology and guide to further reading, and all quotations are in English. The volume will be invaluable for students, scholars and anyone interested in the Russian novel.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements; Notes on contributors; Chronology; Editors' preface Malcolm V. Jones and Robin Feuer Miller; 1. Introduction Malcolm V. Jones ; Part I. The Setting: 2. The city Robert Maguire; 3. The countryside Hugh MacLean; Part II. The Culture: 4. Politics Gareth Jones; 5. Satire Lesley Milne; 6. Religion Jostein Børtnes; 7. Psychology and society Andrew Wachtel; 8. Philosophy in the nineteenth-century novel Gary Saul Morson; Part III: The Literary Tradition: 9. The romantic tradition Susanne Fusso; 10. The realist tradition Victor Terras; 11. The modernist tradition Robert Russell; Part IV. Structures and Readings: 12. Novelistic technique Robert Belknap; 13. Gender Barbara Heldt; 14. Theory Caryl Emerson; Guide to further reading; Index.
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