French and Russian in Imperial Russia: Language Use among the Russian Elite

French and Russian in Imperial Russia: Language Use among the Russian Elite


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780748695515
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 08/01/2015
Series: Russian Language and Society EUP Series
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Derek Offord is Research Professor in Russian at the University of Bristol. Lara Ryazanova-Clarke is a Senior Lecturer in Russian and Academic Director of the Princess Dashkova Russian Centre at the University of Edinburgh. Vladislav Rjeoutski is a Research Fellow at the Deutsches Historisches Institut Moskau. Gesine Argent is a Postdoctoral Research Assistant at the University of Bristol.

Table of Contents

Note on dates, transliteration and other editorial practices
Dates of reigns
Introduction, Derek Offord, Gesine Argent, Lara Ryazanova-Clarke And Vladislav Rjéoutski
1: The Pan-European Justification Of A Multilingual Russian Society In The Late Eighteenth Century, Stephen Bruce
2: Princess Dashkova And The Politics Of Language In Eighteenth-Century Russia, Michelle Lamarche Marrese
3: Plating 'Russian Gold' With 'French Copper': Aleksandr Sumarokov And Eighteenth-Century Franco-Russian Translation, Svetlana Skomorokhova
4: Francophone Culture In Russia Seen Through The Russian And French Periodical Press, Carole Chapin
5: Linguistic Gallophobia In Russian Comedy, Derek Offord
6: The Linguistic Debate Between Karamzin And Shishkov: Evaluating Russian-French Language Contact, Gesine Argent
7: Language And Conservative Politics In Alexandrine Russia, G. M. Hamburg
8: Seduction, Subterfuge, Subversion: Ivan Krylov's Rewriting Of Molière, Brian Kim
9: The French Language Of Fashion In Early Nineteenth-Century Russia, Olga Vassilieva-Codognet
10: Otechestvo, Otchizna, Rodina: Russian 'Translations' Of Patrie In The Napoleonic Period, Sara Dickinson
11: Treatment Of Francophonie In Pushkin's Prose Fiction, Derek Offord
12: Love À La Mode: Russian Words And French Sources, Victor Zhivov
Conclusion, Gesine Argent and Derek Offord
Notes on contributors

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