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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Moreover, the positive hero was usually physically strong, symbolizing also a
strength of spirit which would be unbroken despite the hardships visited upon the
body. In her seminal analysis of the structures and myths of socialist realism, ...
The development of the young hero involves a number of exemplary conflicts.
Every conflict he withstands leads to an ideal virtue that is often mentioned
explicitly.' Lev Anninskii is in no doubt about Korchagin's significance as a
symbol of his ...
The section 'A Hero of Our Time', like its illustrious predecessor, contains
chapters named after the women in the hero's life, in this case Faina, Al'bina and
Liubasha, as well as one entitled 'The Fatalist' ('<I>aTajiHCT'), which, like its
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