Through the Russian Prism: Essays on Literature and Culture

Through the Russian Prism: Essays on Literature and Culture

by Joseph Frank
     
 

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Joseph Frank's continuing biography of Dostoevsky is by now recognized as one of the major achievements of this century in this form, and perhaps the best work on the author in any language. During the course of this long-range effort, Frank has also produced articles, introductions, and occasional pieces that arise from his acute awareness of how Western ideas are… See more details below

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Joseph Frank's continuing biography of Dostoevsky is by now recognized as one of the major achievements of this century in this form, and perhaps the best work on the author in any language. During the course of this long-range effort, Frank has also produced articles, introductions, and occasional pieces that arise from his acute awareness of how Western ideas are changed, transformed, and given new meanings and implications when they are reflected through the Russian prism.

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Articles, introductions, and occasional pieces on themes related to Dostoevsky specifically or generally to the interaction between Russia and the West. Many of the pieces contained herein are tangential to Frank's (comparative literature, Princeton U. and Stanford U.) major opus, his continuing biography of Dostoevsky. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780691014562
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
Publication date:
12/01/1989
Pages:
251
Product dimensions:
6.15(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.62(d)

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