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Introduction to Russian realism

Ernest J. Simmons

Introduction to Russian realism

Pushkin Gogol, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov, Sholokov.

by Ernest J. Simmons

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Published by Indiana U.P .
Written in English


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Pagination275p.
Number of Pages275
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Open LibraryOL13724848M

  This book provides a workable summary of all the events that went to making the Russian Revolution, and its aftermath, up to the end of NEP and the ascendancy of Stalin in the late s. As such, it is thorough, despite its short length, but in its commitment to summary thoroughness, it sacrifices considerably in reading pleasure/5(34). In this introduction to the rich and vibrant Russian tradition, Caryl Emerson weaves a narrative of recurring themes and fascinations across several centuries. Beginning with traditional Russian narratives (saints' lives, folk tales, epic and rogue narratives), the book moves through literary history chronologically and thematically.


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It was the literary critic Vissarion Grigoryevich Belinsky (–) who heralded the reforms: he. Columbia's Professor Simmons has already dealt with four of the six authors considered here, namely Pushkin, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy and Chekhov, in four enthusiastically received and well-rewarding studies, actually critical biographies, the best of which was the long Chekhov volume published a few seasons ago.

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