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Lermontov : Hero of Our Time New edi - M IU Lermontov

Lermontov

Hero of Our Time New edi

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Mikhail Lermontov's A Hero of Our Time (1840) is one of the
great classics of Russian nineteenth-century literature, is a novel of
unique structure, based on a series of short storied held together by a
Byronic hero, Pechorin, whose gifted but embittered nature typified the
so-called superfluous men of the 1830's. The novel, however, raises
issues of imperialism, fate, free will and the limits of self-knowledge.
The
present study draws together the now considerable body of secondary
material on Lermontov's novel, and offers new insights in the light of
the recent critical and theoretical trends on such aspects as
ethnicity, materialism, narrative implications of diary form and the
ludic dimensions of fate. This up-todate, comprehensive study of A Hero of Our Time will appeal to students at all levels of specialism.

ISBN: 9781853993145
ISBN-10: 185399314X
Series: Russian texts
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 196
Published: 1st April 2013
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition