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history of Russian literature

Mirsky, D. S. Prince

history of Russian literature

comprising A history of Russian literature and Contemporary Russian literature

by Mirsky, D. S. Prince

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Published by A.A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russian literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statemented. and abridged by Francis J. Whitfield.
    ContributionsWhitfield, Francis J. 1916-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 518, xxiv p.
    Number of Pages518
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13580148M
    OCLC/WorldCa11319166

      A compilation of Mirsky's "A History of Russian Literature from the Earliest Times to the Death of Dostoyevsky" combined with the first two chapters of his "Contemporary Russian Literature, " Mirsky was, indeed, a contemporary historian of some of the greatest writers of fiction.5/5(2). Russia possesses one of the richest and most admired literatures of Europe, reaching back to the eleventh century. A History of Russian Literature provides a comprehensive account of Russian writing from its earliest origins in the monastic works of Kiev up to the present day, still rife with the creative experiments of post-Soviet literary life.

    item 3 History of Russian Literature by K. Waliszewski (English) Hardcover Book Free Sh - History of Russian Literature by K. Waliszewski (English) Hardcover Book Free Sh. $ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write .   Russian Literature: an interactive timeline. The history of Russian literature, its stages, tendencies, genres, and writers in an interactive timeline. The dates written are not the dates of birth, but the dates pointing the time framework within which a certain writer was or Author: Heghine Hakobyan.

      The History addresses major continuities and discontinuities in the history of Russian literature across all periods, and in particular bring out trans-historical features that contribute to the notion of a national literature. The volume's time-range has the merit of identifying from the early modern period a vital set of national stereotypes. Classics of Russian Literature Having read a fair bit of Russian literature, these lectures have been incredibly insightful into the cultural background and lives of the authors who created such works. Professor Weil is clearly very passionate about the topic, and presents the lectures in an entertaining and informative style.


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