Pushkin's Lyric Intelligence

Pushkin's Lyric Intelligence

by Andrew Kahn

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199654338
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/08/2012
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Andrew Kahn is Professor of Russian Literature at the University of Oxford and Fellow and Tutor in Modern Languages at St Edmund Hall, Oxford. He has degrees from Harvard and Oxford in Russian and Classics. His scholarly research draws on his wide-ranging interests in European literature, most especially Greek, Latin and French, and displays a broad learning. In addition to writing about Pushkin, he works on Enlightenment literature in Russia and Europe, on the history of ideas, the comparative reception of European culture in Russia, travel writing, the history of translation, and twentieth-century poetry.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Tradition and Originality
2. Invention and Genius
3. The Meaning of Beauty
4. A Reticent Imagination
5. Nature and Romantic Subjectivity
6. Genius and the Commerce of Poetry
7. The Hero
8. Body and Soul

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