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The Cambridge Companion to the Classic Russian Novel : Cambridge Companions to Literature - Malcolm V. Jones

The Cambridge Companion to the Classic Russian Novel

Cambridge Companions to Literature

By: Malcolm V. Jones (Editor), Robin Feuer Miller (Editor)

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Published: 29th June 1998
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The Cambridge Companion to the Classic Russian Novel offers a thematic account of a tradition that produced some of the most influential novels of the western world. In newly-commissioned essays by prominent scholars, the work of Pushkin, Dostoevskii, Tolstoi, Turgenev, Bulgakov, Nabokov, Pasternak, Solzhenitsyn and many others is described and discussed. There is a chronology and guide to further reading, and all quotations are in English. The volume will be invaluable for students, scholars and anyone interested in the Russian novel.

'The Cambridge Companion to the Classic Russian Novel is a provocative and challenging read ... Cambridge University Press has offered once again an excellent thematic study of a tradition that has produced some of the most profound, psychologically insightful, and spiritually challenging texts - those of the classic Russian novelist.' Moscow Tribune

Acknowledgements
Notes on contributors
Chronology; EditorsÆ preface Malcolm
Introduction Malcolm V. Jones
The Setting
The city Robert Maguire
The countryside Hugh MacLean
The Culture
Politics Gareth Jones
Satire Lesley Milne
Religion Jostein Børtnes
Psychology and society Andrew Wachtel
Philosophy in the nineteenth-century novel Gary Saul Morson
The Literary Tradition
The romantic tradition Susanne Fusso
The realist tradition Victor Terras
The modernist tradition Robert Russell
Structures and Readings
Novelistic technique Robert Belknap
Gender Barbara Heldt
Theory Caryl Emerson
Guide to further reading
Index
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ISBN: 9780521479097
ISBN-10: 0521479096
Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 340
Published: 29th June 1998
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.4 x 15.2  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.56