The Cambridge Companion to the Classic Russian Novel

The Cambridge Companion to the Classic Russian Novel

by Malcolm V. Jones, Robin Feuer Miller, Lesley Milne
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521473462

ISBN-13: 9780521473460

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521473460
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

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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