The Twentieth-century Russian Novel: An Introduction
Berg, 1996 - 179 pagina's
Eight of Russia's most popular and significant novels are presented in this important new guide for students. Works include:
- "We" by Evgenii Zamiatin
- "Red Cavalry" by Isaak Babel
- "Envy" by Iurii Olesha
- "How the Steel Was Tempered" by Nikolai Ostrovskii
- "The Master and Margarita" by Mikhail Bulgakov
- "Doctor Zhivago" by Boris Pasternak
- "Cancer Ward" by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
- "Pushkin House" by Andrei Bitov
In each chapter, David Gillespie examines one novel in detail and explores the career of the author and the critical reception of the work. Throughout, considerable reference is made to recently published scholarship and archival materials to provide students and scholars of Russian and Comparative Literature with a guide to these important Russian authors and their place in the world of literature. The book also includes an extensive bibliography of secondary literature and contains textual references in both the original Russian and in English translation.
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8 The Jew and the Revolution is an issue highlighted again in the figure of the
old Jewish tradesman Gedali . Gedali is surrounded by death and images of
decay , part of the old world from which Liutov – and Il ' ia – would like to escape .
editors of Novyi mir in 1956 indicates that in the thaw years there could be no
possible criticism of the October Revolution itself : The spirit of your novel is the
spirit of non - acceptance of the Socialist Revolution . The pathos of your novel is
Did Stalin begin the spread of this cancer , or can its roots be traced back to the
origins of Soviet society in the Bolshevik revolution of 1917 and Lenin himself ?
These questions are not openly broached in this novel , although they are ...
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Evgenii Zamiatin 18841937 We Mb
Mikhail Bulgakov 189140 The Master
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