Books in category Literary Criticism – Russian & Former Soviet Union

  • Mandel shtam s Poetics

    Mandel’shtam’s Poetics
    Elena Corrigan

    This book is the first attempt to describe in a comprehensive way Mandel?shtam's intellectual world and its effect on his evolution as a thinker.

  • A History of Russian Symbolism

    A History of Russian Symbolism
    Avril Pyman

    This book is the first detailed history of the Russian Symbolist movement, from its initial hostile reception as a symptom of European decadence to its absorption into the mainstream of Russian literature, and eventual disintegration.

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    Сборник стихов “На повороте”
    Yuri K. Shestopaloff

    This book "Collection of poetry "Na povorote." Poem "Niti,"" includes poems and verses by Yuri K. Shestopaloff, which were earlier published in the Internet journals and on-line periodic publications.

  • Oblomov and his Creator

    Oblomov and his Creator
    Milton Ehre

    These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions.

  • Dostoevsky and the Christian Tradition

    Dostoevsky and the Christian Tradition
    George Pattison, Diane Oenning Thompson

    This collection explores the interaction between Dostoevsky's Christian faith and his writing. The essays cover such topics as temptation, Dostoevsky's use of the gospels, icons and hagiography.

  • Klop Stikhi Po my

    Klop, Stikhi, Poėmy
    Vladimir Mayakovsky

    The bilingual text features highlights of the verse and dramatic writing of the acclaimed Soviet poet and playwright

  • Bakhtin and Religion

    Bakhtin and Religion
    Susan M. Felch, Paul J. Contino

    This work investigates the role of religious thought in shaping and framing Bakhtin's writings.

  • Wages of Evil

    Wages of Evil
    Anna Schur

    Anna Schur brings to bear a wide range of sources in philosophy, criminology, psychology, and history to examine Dostoevsky's ideas.

  • Dostoevsky s the Idiot and the Ethical Foundations of Narrative

    Dostoevsky’s the Idiot and the Ethical Foundations of Narrative
    Sarah Young

    "Provides an innovative theoretical framework for an analysis that integrates structural and narratological considerations with thematic (religious and ethical) aspects, by focusing on the characters' interactivity as the most fundamental …

  • Selected Stories

    Selected Stories
    Aleksandr Fomich Vel e’tman, James J. Gebhard

    The story, Erotida, is on a brigadier who pines for the good old days, Roland the Furious is a tongue-in-cheek look at provincial life, and It's Not a House, but a Plaything! is on the domovoi, a Russian house spirit.

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