Russian Literature

ISBN-10: 0745636861
ISBN-13: 9780745636863
Authors: Andrew Baruch Wachtel, Ilya Vinitsky, Andrew Baruch Wachtel, Andrew Wachtel, I. IU Vinitskii
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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Polity Press Number of pages: 244 Dimensions: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall Weight: 1.100 lbs. Language: English

Table of contents

List of Illustrations
Chronology
Introduction: Labyrinth of Links: Russian Literature and its Cultural Contexts
The Origins: Russian Medieval Culture
The Spirit of Peter: Russian Culture in the Eighteenth Century
The Spirit of Poetry: Russian Culture in the Age of Alexander I(1801-25)
The Russian Idea: The Quest for National Identity in Nineteenth-Century Russian Culture
Russian Psychology: The Quest for Personal Identity in Nineteenth-Century Russian Culture
Life as Theatre: Russian Modernism
The Art of the Future: The Russian Avant-Garde
The Future as Present: Soviet Culture
After the Future: Russian Thaw Culture
Instead of the Apocalypse: Russian Culture Today
Conclusion: Whither Russian Literature
Notes
Bibliography
Index