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Routledge Library Editions: Russian and Soviet Literature


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25 Years of Soviet Russian Literature (1918-1943)

25 Years of Soviet Russian Literature (1918-1943)

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By Gleb Struve
June 16, 2021

This book, first published in 1944, is a comprehensive survey of post-revolutionary Russian literature up to the early 1940s. A huge range of writers are examined, and the analysis is made in the knowledge of the sometimes considerable pressure brought by the Government on writers in Soviet Russia....

A History of Russian Literature Comprising 'A History of Russian Literature' and 'Contemporary Russian Literature'

A History of Russian Literature: Comprising 'A History of Russian Literature' and 'Contemporary Russian Literature'

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By D.S. Mirsky, Francis J. Whitfield
June 16, 2021

This book, first published in 1949, is an abridged version of Mirsky’s classic two texts on Russian literature, updated with a postscript by the editor assessing the development of Soviet literature. Beautifully written, Mirsky’s analyses of Russian writers and literature go hand in hand with his ...

Chekhov A Biographical and Critical Study

Chekhov: A Biographical and Critical Study

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By Ronald Hingley
June 16, 2021

This book, first published in 1950, is a balanced examination of Chekhov’s life and work, a critical analysis of his stories and plays set against the background of his life the Russia of the day. Using Chekhov’s works, biographical details, and, more importantly, his many thousands of letters, ...

Dictionary of Russian Literature

Dictionary of Russian Literature

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By William E. Harkins
June 16, 2021

This book, first published in 1957, provides essential information on the entire field of Russian literature, as well as a great deal on literary criticism, journalism, philosophy, theatre and related subjects. Russian literary tradition has tended to blur the distinctions between social and ...

Dostoyevsky His Life and Work

Dostoyevsky: His Life and Work

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By Ronald Hingley
June 16, 2021

This book, first published in 1978, demonstrates how Dostoyevsky’s novels grew directly out of the pressures of their creator’s tormented experience and personality. Ronald Hingley draws upon important fresh source material, which includes the definitive Soviet edition of Dostoyevsky’s works with ...

From Gorky to Pasternak Six Modern Russian Writers

From Gorky to Pasternak: Six Modern Russian Writers

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By Helen Muchnic
June 16, 2021

This book, first published in 1961, traces the lives and works of six outstanding Russian authors, each of whom is interesting and important in himself, as well as for his contribution to Russian letters. As personalities they are extremely varied, and also as artists, so much so that each of them ...

Nightingale Fever Russian Poets in Revolution

Nightingale Fever: Russian Poets in Revolution

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By Ronald Hingley
June 16, 2021

This book, first published in 1981, examines the dramatic and tragic stories of four of the greatest Russian poets of the twentieth century, their struggle to survive the Stalin years, and their dedication to their art despite considerable personal danger. Interweaving the stories of Anna Akhmatova...

Pasternak A Biography

Pasternak: A Biography

1st Edition

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By Ronald Hingley
June 16, 2021

This biographical study, first published in 1985, draws on extensive newly available material and illuminates the life and work of a man who lived through one of the most turbulent periods of Russian history to produce some of his country’s greatest poetry and its most significant modern novel....

Reconstructing the Canon Russian Writing in the 1980s

Reconstructing the Canon: Russian Writing in the 1980s

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Edited By Arnold McMillin
June 16, 2021

This book, first published in 2000, features analyses about and by some of the most important Russian writers of the 1980s, a period of great changes in the cultural life of Russia when the controls of Soviet communism gave way to a wide diversity of unfettered writing. A variety of critical ...

Routledge Library Editions: Russian and Soviet Literature

Routledge Library Editions: Russian and Soviet Literature

1st Edition

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By Various
June 16, 2021

This set of 16 previously out-of-print titles brings together some classic scholarship on Russian writers from the Imperial and Soviet periods. Michael Scammell’s key biography of Solzhenitsyn and Professor Ronald Hingley’s groundbreaking works contextualising the lives of Russian writers are among...

Russian Literature from Pushkin to the Present Day

Russian Literature from Pushkin to the Present Day

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By Richard Hare
June 16, 2021

This book, first published in 1947, examines the truly vital and enduring qualities of the leading Russian writers, as literature and as interesting documents of phases of Russian history. This is one of the most striking features of Russian literature since Pushkin – it treated artistically social...

Russian Writers and Society in the Nineteenth Century

Russian Writers and Society in the Nineteenth Century

1st Edition

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By Ronald Hingley
June 16, 2021

This book, first published in 1977, begins with a close look at the lives of nineteenth century Russian writers, and at the problems of their profession. It then examines their environment in its broader aspects, the Russian empire being considered from the point of view of geography, ethnography, ...

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