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Russian literature and modern English fiction

a collection of critical essays.

by Davie, Donald.

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russian literature -- History and criticism,
  • Literature, Comparative -- Russian and English,
  • Literature, Comparative -- English and Russian

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesGemini books; patterns of literary criticism
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG2981.G7 D3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 244 p.
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5946580M
    LC Control Number65018337

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      "A gold mine of information on Russians literature is contained n The Handbook of Russian LiteratureThis exhaustive work, to which scholars contributed nearly 1, articles, covers not only every writer of any importance, but important literary forms and devices ('Onegin strophe,' 'Isocolon'), important movements and associations ('Left art,' 'Decembrism'), publishers and. Russian literature, the body of written works produced in the Russian language, beginning with the Christianization of Kievan Rus in the late 10th century.. The unusual shape of Russian literary history has been the source of numerous controversies. Three major and sudden breaks divide it into four periods—pre-Petrine (or Old Russian), Imperial, post-Revolutionary, and post-Soviet.


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