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  • Turgenev and the Context of English Literature 1850-1900

    By Glyn Turton

    Turgenev and the Context of English Literature examines the cultural outlook in the Anglo-Saxon world in the second half of the nineteenth century by looking at the reception of Turgenev's work during the period. By analysing the timing and quality of the contemporary English translations of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 

  • Politics, Identity, and Mobility in Travel Writing

    Edited by Miguel A. Cabañas, Jeanne Dubino, Veronica Salles-Reese, Gary Totten

    This collection examines the intersections between the personal and the political in travel writing, and the dialectic between mobility and stasis, through an analysis of specific cases across geographical and historical boundaries. The authors explore the various ways in which travel texts…

    Hardback – 2015-07-14
    Routledge Research in Travel Writing

  • Gogol

    By Janko Lavrin

    This book, first published in 1926, aimed to introduce to English readers to a great and complex foreign writer in as simple terms as possible. As this was the first extensive study of Gogol in English, the author chiefly considered the general characteristics of the man and his work. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge Revivals

  • An Introduction to the Russian Novel

    By Janko Lavrin

    In this book, first published in 1943, Janko Lavrin provides an overview of the development of the Russian novel by placing the great Russian novelists – Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Turgenev, Gorky, Gogol – in relation to their native literature and their social, political and cultural backgrounds. An…

    Hardback – 2015-07-01
    Routledge Revivals

  • Hungarian Folktales

    The Art of Zsuzsanna Palk-

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2015-06-08

  • Cognitive Poetics and Cultural Memory

    Russian Literary Mnemonics

    By Mikhail Gronas

    In this volume, Gronas addresses the full range of psychological, social, and historical issues that bear on the mnemonic existence of modern literary works, particularly Russian literature. He focuses on the mnemonic processes involved in literary creativity, and the question of how our memories…

    Paperback – 2015-04-23
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Myth of the Russian Intelligentsia

    Old Intellectuals in the New Russia

    By Inna Kochetkova

    Russia is one of the few countries in the world where intellectuals existed as a social group and shared a unique social identity. This book focuses on one of the most important and influential groups of Russian intellectuals - the 1960s generation of shestidesyatniki - often considered the…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04

  • Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation

    Edited by Peter I. Barta

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge Harwood Studies in Russian and European Literature

  • The Vernaculars of Communism

    Language, Ideology and Power in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe

    Edited by Petre Petrov, Lara Ryazanova-Clarke

    The political revolutions which established state socialism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe were accompanied by revolutions in the word, as the communist project implied not only remaking the world but also renaming it. As new institutions, social roles, rituals and behaviours emerged, so…

    Hardback – 2014-12-17
    Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

  • Mikhail Bakhtin

    By Alastair Renfrew

    Mikhail Bakhtin was one of the twentieth century’s most influential literary theorists. This accessible introduction to his thought begins with the questions ‘Why Bakhtin?’ and ‘Who was Bakhtin?’, before dealing in detail with his ideas on authorship and subjecthood, language, dialogism,…

    Paperback – 2014-11-20
    Routledge Critical Thinkers

  • Dostoevsky and The Idea of Russianness

    A New Perspective on Unity and Brotherhood

    By Sarah Hudspith

    This book examines Dostoevsky's interest in, and engagement with, "Slavophilism" - a Russian mid-nineteenth century movement of conservative nationalist thought. It explores Dostoevsky's views, as expressed in both his non-fiction and fiction, on the religious, spiritual and moral ideas which he…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

    By Various

    This varied set presents a rich selection of renowned and lesser-known treatments of the Russian masters – considered by some the greatest novelists of all time – from the 1920s through to the ‘90s. Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky includes works of accessible biography, lucid…

    Hardback – 2014-08-08
    Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

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