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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Personal choice is no longer possible, as each 'number' is assigned a sexual
partner, and people have the right to have children only if they conform to the
Paternal and Maternal Norms. Microphones on streets pick up conversations
Freedom, therefore, is 'unorganized' and 'wild', morality is 'mathematical', ethics
are 'scientific' and sexuality is controlled in the form of the permitted 'sexual days'.
The Sexual Bureau analyses everyone's hormone level to determine their level ...
Harkins notes: 'And the widow's enormous and terrible bed is likewise sexual in
its symbolic implications: it is at once the goal of Kavalerov's yearnings and the
symbol of his fear of and disgust at sexuality, his fear of his own impotence.
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Evgenii Zamiatin 18841937 We Mb
Mikhail Bulgakov 189140 The Master
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