Russian Village Prose: The Radiant Past

Russian Village Prose: The Radiant Past

by Kathleen F. Parthé

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ISBN-13: 9780691015347
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 08/17/1992
Series: Princeton Paperbacks Series
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

A Note on Transliteration and Translation

1 The Parameters of Village Prose

2 The Question of Genre

3 The Poetics of Village Prose

4 Time, Backward!

5 Borrowed Time: Metaphors for Loss in Village Prose

6 The Village Prose Writers and Their Critics

7 Two Detectives in Search of Village Prose

8 Rewriting and Rereading Literary History

Appendix I: "Kondyr"

Appendix II: "Kondyr": A Parametric Analysis

Notes

Index

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