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Essays On Gogol

Author : Susanne Fusso
ISBN : 0810111918
Genre : Literary Criticism
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These fourteen essays reflect the increasingly interdisciplinary character of Russian literature research in general and of the study of Gogol in particular, focusing on specific works, Gogol's own character, and the various approaches to aesthetic, religious, and philosophical issues raised by his writing.

Gogol From The Twentieth Century

Author : Robert A. Maguire
ISBN : 0691013268
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The description for this book, Gogol From the Twentieth Century: Eleven Essays, will be forthcoming.

Gogol S Overcoat

Author : Elizabeth Welt Trahan
ISBN : UOM:39015002695545
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Dead Souls

Author : Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ
ISBN : UOM:39015062064624
Genre : Fiction
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This Norton Critical Edition reprints the text of the acclaimed GeorgeReavey translation, which has been fully annotated for undergraduatereaders. "Backgrounds" contains not only Gogol's correspondence relevant to thenovel but also the four formal letters that set forth his views on thework. The editor has also included a useful chronology of Gogol's life and aninvaluable table of ranks in czarist Russia. A wide range of criticism includes Robert Maguire's general overview ofGogol's criticism; two nineteenth-century Russian appraisals; DonaldFanger's brilliant essay; and a broad spectrum of twentieth-centuryRussian critical opinion. It features, as well, essays by Vladimir Nabokov and Edmund Wilson. The Russian essays have been translated specially for this NortonCritical Edition. A Selected Bibliography directs readers to resources for further study.

The Symbolic Art Of Gogol

Author : James B. Woodward
ISBN : UCSC:32106006771163
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Ridiculous Jew

Author : Gary Rosenshield
ISBN : 0804769850
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book is a study devoted to exploring the use of a Russian version of the Jewish stereotype (the ridiculous Jew) in the works of three of the greatest writers of the nineteenth century. Rosenshield does not attempt to expose the stereotype—which was self-consciously and unashamedly employed. Rather, he examines how stereotypes are used to further the very different artistic, cultural, and ideological agendas of each writer. What distinguishes this book from others is that it explores the problems that arise when an ethnic stereotype is so fully incorporated into a work of art that it takes on a life of its own, often undermining the intentions of its author as well as many of the defining elements of the stereotype itself. With each these writers, the Jewish stereotype precipitates a literary transformation, taking their work into an uncomfortable space for the author and a challenging one for readers.

Lectures On Literature

Author : Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov
ISBN : 0156027763
Genre : Fiction
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Selected Passages From Correspondence With Friends

Author : Nikolai Vasil'evich Gogol
ISBN : 0826513743
Genre : Literary Collections
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Nikolai Gogol

Author : Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov
ISBN : 0811201201
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Nikolai Gogol was the most idiosyncratic of the great Russian novelists of the 19th century and lived a tragically short life which was as chaotic as the lives of the characters he created.

Essays On Karolina Pavlova

Author : Susanne Fusso
ISBN : 0810115441
Genre : Literary Collections
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Poet and novelist Karolina Karlovna Pavlova (or Caroline von Pawloff, as she signed her works and letters during the German period of her life) is remembered as one of the major writers of Russia's middle Golden Age. In the West, specifically in the United States and Germany, interest in Pavlova has been growing quietly for twenty years.The essays in this volume, by scholars in the U.S., Russia, and Germany, range widely not only over Pavlova's oeuvre but also in their analytical stances. The volume includes close poetic and prosodic analysis, literary history, gender studies, intertextual comparison, and biography. Pavlova was a brilliant lyric poet; a masterly translator of Russian, French, and German poetic works; and the author of A Twofold Life, an enigmatic novel about a young woman's coming of age, written in satirical prose and romantically impassioned verse. All these aspects of her work are given detailed attention, especially A Twofold Life, to which four of the essays are devoted. Pavlova's legacy in the works of the major twentieth-century writers Anna Akhmatova, Marina Tsvetaeva, and Mikhail Bulgakov is also discussed.

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