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  • Turgenev. Art, Ideology and Legacy.by Robert Reid; Joe Andrew

    Editions Rodopi 1905; US$ 101.00

    Turgenev is in many ways the most enigmatic of the great nineteenth-century Russian writers. A realist, he was nevertheless drawn towards symbolism and the supernatural in his later career. Renowned for his authentic depictions of Russian life, he spent l more...

  • Turgenev and Russian Cultureby Joe Andrew; Derek Offord; Robert Reid

    Editions Rodopi 2008; US$ 106.40

    The present volume has as its central aim a reassessment of the works of Ivan Turgenev for the twenty-first century. Against the background of a decline in interest in nineteenth-century literature the articles gathered here seek to argue that the period in general, and his work in particular, still have much to offer the modern sensibility. The volume... more...

  • Un héros de notre temps de Mikhaïl Iouriévitch Lermontovby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis Premier des poètes romantiques russes, Mikhaïl Iouriévitch Lermontov (1814-1841), styliste incomparable et réformateur de la langue, est également l?initiateur du roman psychologique dans son pays. Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour le numérique, pour tout savoir sur... more...

  • Une journée d'Ivan Denissovitch d'Alexandre Soljénitsyneby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Bienvenue dans la collection Les Fiches de lecture d?Universalis En 1962, un inconnu, Alexandre Soljénitsyne (1918-2008), envoie le manuscrit d?un récit écrit trois ans plus tôt à la revue soviétique réputée « libérale », Novy Mir (Monde nouveau). Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour le numérique, pour tout savoir sur Une journée... more...

  • The Vogue for Russiaby Caroline Maclean

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2015; Not Available

    Explores the influence of Russian aesthetics on British modernists. In what ways was the British fascination with Russian arts, politics and people linked to a renewed interest in the unseen? How did ideas of Russianness and ‘the Russian soul’ - prompted by the arrival of the Ballets Russes and the rise of revolutionary ideals - attach themselves... more...

  • Waiting for Pushkinby Alessandra Tosi

    Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 119.00

    Waiting for Pushkin provides the only modern history of Russian fiction in the early nineteenth century to appear in over thirty years.Prose fiction has a more prominent position in the literature of Russia than in that of any other great country. Although nineteenth-century fiction in particular occupies a privileged place in Russian and world literature... more...

  • "Invasion aus dem Osten"by Cornelia Ruhe

    Vittorio Klostermann 2012; US$ 92.74

    Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts sehen sich sowohl Frankreich als auch Spanien durch die immer zahlreicheren Übersetzungen aus dem Russischen einer "Invasion aus dem Osten" gegenüber. In Frankreich entbrennt eine Diskussion, für die die russische Literatur zwar den Anstoß gibt, in der jedoch zugleich im Medium der Literaturkritik Fragen nach dem... more...

  • Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and the Modern Russo-Jewish Questionby Nathan D. Larson

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 25.99

    Will the Russian and Jewish nations ever achieve true reconciliation? Why is there such disparity in the interpretations of Russo-Jewish history? Nobel Laureate Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn has focused on these and other thorny questions surrounding Russia?s Jewish Question for the last ten years, culminating in a two-volume historical essay that is among... more...

  • Andrey Belyby Gerald Janecek

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Andrey Bely, novelist, essayist, theoretician, critic, and poet, was a central figure in the Russian Symbolist movement of the 1920s, the most important literary movement in Russia in this century. Bely articulated a Symbolist aesthetic and originated a new approach to the study of Russian metrics and versification, giving rise to a new scholarly... more...

  • Between Religion and Rationalityby Joseph Frank

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 36.95

    In this book, acclaimed Dostoevsky biographer Joseph Frank explores some of the most important aspects of nineteenth and twentieth century Russian culture, literature, and history. Delving into the distinctions of the Russian novel as well as the conflicts between the religious peasant world and the educated Russian elite, Between Religion and Rationality... more...