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Routledge Harwood Studies in Russian and European Literature


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Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation

Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation

1st Edition

Peter I. Barta
December 23, 2014

Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation considers gender and sexuality in modern Russia in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Chapters look individually at gender and sexuality through history, art, folklore, philosophy or literature,but are also arranged into sections according to...

Discourse and Ideology in Nabokov's Prose

Discourse and Ideology in Nabokov's Prose

1st Edition

David H. J. Larmour
April 03, 2014

The prose writings of Vladimir Nabokov form one of the most intriguing oeuvres of the twentieth century. His novels, which include Despair, Lolita and Pale Fire, have been celebrated for their stylistic artistry, their formal complexity, and their unique treatment of themes of memory, exile, loss,...

Carnivalizing Difference: Bakhtin and the Other

Carnivalizing Difference: Bakhtin and the Other

1st Edition

Peter I. Barta, Paul Allen Miller, Charles Platter, David Shepherd
September 09, 2013

It has seemed at times that there is no neutral territory between those who see Bakhtin as the practitioner of a kind of neo-Marxist, or at least materialist, deconstruction and those who look at the same texts and see a defender of traditional, liberal humanist values and classical conceptions of...

Iurii Dombrovskii: Freedom Under Totalitarianism

Iurii Dombrovskii: Freedom Under Totalitarianism

1st Edition

Peter Doyle
September 11, 2000

Conscience is the writer's production tool. If he has not got that, he has not got anything. All the artistic fabric crumbles and frays at the first touch. - Iurii Dombrovskii Iurii Dombrovskii (1909-1978) was a Soviet writer of immense courage and integrity, whose life and literary career were...

The Contexts of Bakhtin: Philosophy, Authorship, Aesthetics

The Contexts of Bakhtin: Philosophy, Authorship, Aesthetics

1st Edition

Professor David Shepherd, David Shepherd
November 26, 1998

The fourteen essays collected in this volume, notwithstanding their diversity of subject matter and approach, share a concern with the contexts to which we need to refer in order to understand not only the origins, but also the potential of Mikhail Bakhtin's thought: contexts both immediate and...

Russian Literature and the Classics

Russian Literature and the Classics

1st Edition

Peter I. Barta, David H. J. Larmour, Paul Allen Miller
February 19, 1996

Russian Literature and the Classics attempts to fill a gap. To date there has been no book-length, systematic study of the impact of antiquity on Russian literature and culture. While by no means claiming to offer a comprehensive approach, the authors focus on various aspects of the influence which...

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