Books in category Literary Criticism – Russian & Former Soviet Union

  • Mandel shtam s Poetics

    Mandel’shtam’s Poetics
    Elena Corrigan

    This book is the first attempt to describe in a comprehensive way Mandel?shtam's intellectual world and its effect on his evolution as a thinker.

  • A Karenina Companion

    A Karenina Companion
    C.J.G. Turner

    Chapter 4 adduces the main differences between the latest edition of the text and what has been the standard edition for over 50 years. Chapter 5 outlines what Tolstoi was reading as he was writing the novel.

  • Dostoevsky and the Christian Tradition

    Dostoevsky and the Christian Tradition
    George Pattison, Diane Oenning Thompson

    This collection explores the interaction between Dostoevsky's Christian faith and his writing. The essays cover such topics as temptation, Dostoevsky's use of the gospels, icons and hagiography.

  • Klop Stikhi Po─ my

    Klop, Stikhi, Po─Śmy
    Vladimir Mayakovsky

    The bilingual text features highlights of the verse and dramatic writing of the acclaimed Soviet poet and playwright

  • Bakhtin and Religion

    Bakhtin and Religion
    Susan M. Felch, Paul J. Contino

    This work investigates the role of religious thought in shaping and framing Bakhtin's writings.

  • Wages of Evil

    Wages of Evil
    Anna Schur

    Anna Schur brings to bear a wide range of sources in philosophy, criminology, psychology, and history to examine Dostoevsky's ideas.

  • Osip Mandelstam and the Modernist Creation of Tradition

    Osip Mandelstam and the Modernist Creation of Tradition
    Clare Cavanagh

    Clare Cavanagh has written a sustained study placing Mandelstam's "remembrance and invention" of a usable poetic past in the context of modernist writing in general, with particular attention to the work of T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound.

  • Hidden in Plain View

    Hidden in Plain View
    Gary Saul Morson

    Using that critical history as a starting point, this volume recaptures the overwhelming sense of strangeness felt by the work's first readers and thereby illuminates Tolstoy's theoretical and narratological concerns.

  • Conversations in Exile

    Conversations in Exile
    John Glad

    Organized by genre, the book begins with discussions with the older generation of writers and then moves on to more recent arrivals: the makers of fantasy and humor, the aesthetes, the moralists, and the realists.

  • EUGENE ONEGIN A NOVEL IN VERSE V 1

    EUGENE ONEGIN – A NOVEL IN VERSE V.1
    Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin, Vladimir Nabokov

    Available for the first time in an edition of two individual paperback books, this volume contains Nabokov's introduction and his translation of Pushkin's novel.

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