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This book, first published in 1957, provides essential information on the entire field of Russian literature, as well as a great deal on literary criticism, journalism, philosophy, theatre and related subjects.

Author: William E. Harkins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000386387

Category: Literary Criticism

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This book, first published in 1957, provides essential information on the entire field of Russian literature, as well as a great deal on literary criticism, journalism, philosophy, theatre and related subjects. Russian literary tradition has tended to blur the distinctions between social and political criticism on one hand, and literary criticism on the other, and even, to an extent, the distinction between philosophy and literature. Although intended primarily as a reference work, this book also contains much critical analysis.
2021-06-15 By William E. Harkins

British Library Cataloguing in Publication Information Available Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Stone, Jonathan, 1977Historical dictionary of Russian literature / Jonathan Stone. p. cm. — (Historical dictionaries of ...

Author: Jonathan Stone

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780810871823

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 275

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Russian literature is most celebrated for its Romantic and modernist poetry and 19th-century novels. While literary traditions of varying sorts have been part of Slavic and Russian culture for over a millennium, it is only since the 18th century that they came to resemble literature from the West. The Historical Dictionary of Russian Literature contains a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 100 cross-referenced entries on significant people, themes, critical issues, and the most significant genres that have formed Russian Literature. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about Russian literature.
2013 By Jonathan Stone

Harkins, William E. Dictionary of Russian Literature, New York, Philosophical Library, 1956; London, Allen and Unwin, 1957. Kasack, Wolfgang. A Dictionary of Russian Literature since 1917, translated by Maria Carlson and Jane T. Hedges, ...

Author: Neil Cornwell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134260775

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1012

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First Published in 1998. This volume will surely be regarded as the standard guide to Russian literature for some considerable time to come... It is therefore confidently recommended for addition to reference libraries, be they academic or public.
2013-12-02 By Neil Cornwell

Author: Anthony M. Mlikotin

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSC:32106008800838

Category: English language

Page: 232

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"This unique scholarly work, the work of more than 100 contributors worldwide, would have been more accurately titled 'encyclopedia' since most entries are extensive, many covering several pages .

Author: B. L. Bessonov

Publisher: Greenwood

ISBN: UOM:49015002913029

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 920

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"This unique scholarly work, the work of more than 100 contributors worldwide, would have been more accurately titled 'encyclopedia' since most entries are extensive, many covering several pages ....A well designed format throughout makes for a very useable tool..." Choice
1994 By B. L. Bessonov

And Quiet Flows the Vodka, or When Pushkin Comes to Shove: The Curmudgeon 's Guide to Russian Literature and Culture with The Devil's Dictionary of Received Ideas, Evanston. Illinois: Northwestern University Press, 2000.

Author: Neil Cornwell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134569069

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 282

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The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature is an engaging and accessible guide to Russian writing of the past thousand years. The volume covers the entire span of Russian literature, from the Middle Ages to the post-Soviet period, and explores all the forms that have made it so famous: poetry, drama and, of course, the Russian novel. A particular emphasis is given to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, when Russian literature achieved world-wide recognition through the works of writers such as Pushkin, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov, Nabokov and Solzhenitsyn. Covering a range of subjects including women's writing, Russian literary theory, socialist realism and émigré writing, leading international scholars open up the wonderful diversity of Russian literature. With recommended lists of further reading and an excellent up-to-date general bibliography, The Routledge Companion to Russian Literature is the perfect guide for students and general readers alike.
2002-06-01 By Neil Cornwell

Nikolaev, Petr A., ed., Russkie pisateli 1800—1917: biograjkheskii slovar' (A Biographical Dictionary of Russian Writers), in 4 vols, (publication discontinued). Moscow: Pros- veshchenie, 1989 (vol. 1), overtaken by BoPshaia rossiiskaia ...

Author: Mark Gamsa

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004168442

Category: History

Page: 430

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Focusing on the translation and translators of Boris Savinkov, Mikhail Artsybashev and Leonid Andreev, this book explores the processes of the translation, transmission and interpretation of Russian literature in China during the first half of the 20th century.
2008 By Mark Gamsa

New Russian Literature from 1848 to 1898 , by A. Skabitchevskiy , 4th ed . , 1900 , with 52 portraits . ... A work of very great value , which is still in progress , is the Biographic Dictionary of Russian Writers , published and nearly ...

Author: Kropotkin Peter Kropotkin

Publisher: Black Rose Books Ltd.

ISBN: 9781551644219

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 376

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Introduction by George WoodcockIn this work, Peter Kropotkin is propounding the thesis that, in Russia, literature occupies a inique position because it is the only way of reflecting the real currents of intellectual development and of underground political opinion. The consequence, he feels, has been that the best minds of the country have chosen the poem, the novel, the satire, or literary criticism as the medium for expressing their aspirations, their conceptions of national life, and their ideals.Concentrating on content rather than on form, on intention rather than achievement, Russian Literature provides a fair and comprehensive introduction to Russian writing up to the end of the nineteenth century. Almost every poet and prose-writer of any significance is discussed - Pushkin, Lermontoff, Gogol, Turgueneff, Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky - and every class of literature is included; criticism as well as novels, and political writings as well as poetry.Table of ContentsPrefaceThe Pronunciation of Russian NamesAn Introduction by George WoodcockChapter I: IntroductionChapter II: Pushkin and LermontoffChapter III: GogolChapter IV: Turgueneff - TolotsyChapter V: Gontcharoff - Dostoyevskiy - NekrasoffChapter VI: The DramaChapter VII: The Folk NovelistsChapter VIII: Political Literature - Satire - Art Criticism - Later Period NovelistsBibliographical NotesAppendicesIndex1991: 385 pages, index

Bibliography of Russian Literature One of the earliest of such catalogues was Rospis ' rossiiskim knigam dlya ... do 1813 ( An Attempt at Russian Bibliography or A Complete Dictionary of Works and Translations ... to 1813 , 5 vols .

Author: Victor Terras

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 0300048688

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 558

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Profiles the careers of Russian authors, scholars, and critics and discusses the history of the Russian treatment of literary genres such as drama, fiction, and essays
1985-01-01 By Victor Terras

and Mihailóvskiy (6 vols.), completed by his Literary Reminiscences. A work of very great value, which is still in progress, is the Biographic Dictionary of Russian Writers, published and nearly entirely written by S. Venguéroff, ...

Author: Peter Kropotkin

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781528790130

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 335

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“Ideas and Realities in Russian Literature” is a 1906 work by Russian historian and anarchist philosopher Peter Kropotkin. Within it, Kropotkin presents a broad, general idea of the subject by examining modern literature and its most notable contributors. This volume will appeal to those with an interest in Russian literature and is not to be missed by collectors of Kropotkin's seminal work. Pyotr Alexeyevich Kropotkin (1842–1921) was a Russian writer, activist, revolutionary, economist, scientist, sociologist, essayist, historian, researcher, political scientist, geographer, geographer, biologist, philosopher and advocate of anarcho-communism. He was a prolific writer, producing a large number of pamphlets and articles, the most notable being “The Conquest of Bread and Fields, Factories and Workshops” and “Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution”. This classic work is being republished now in a new edition complete with an excerpt from “Comrade Kropotkin” by Victor Robinson.
2020-05-26 By Peter Kropotkin