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The Silver Age in Russian Literature : Selected Papers from the Fourth World Congress for Soviet & - John Elsworth

The Silver Age in Russian Literature

Selected Papers from the Fourth World Congress for Soviet &

By: John Elsworth (Editor)

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Published: 23rd September 1992
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This volume consists of ten essays by scholars from the Soviet Union, the United States and New Zealand on aspects of Russian literature of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. With the exception of Gorky, all the authors considered belong to one or another branch of the Modernist movement. They include Ivan Konevskoi, who died tragically young in 1901, the poets Maksimilian Voloshin, Viacheslav Ivanov and Benedikt Livshits, and the prose writers Fedor Sologub, Andrei Belyi and Evgenii Zamiatin.

General Editor's Introduction - Preface - Notes on the Contributors - Ivan Konevskoi: Bogatyr' of Russian Symbolism; J.D.Grossman - Voloshin as a Memorist; V.Kupchenko - The Neoplatonic Principle of Emanation in the Poetry of Maksimilian Voloshin; N.Roklina - The Poet as Translator, Creative Fidelity: Voloshin's Version of Verhaeren's 'La Peur'; V.Adamantova - Viacheslav Ivanov's 'Apollini': A Moment in Modernist Poetics; D.Mickiewicz - The Pythagorean Subtext of Benedikt Livshits' Patmos; R.Vroon - Gorky's My Fellow-Traveller: Parable and Metaphor; A.Barratt - Fedor Sologub's The Petty Demon: Eroticism, Decadence and Time; M.Ehre - Andrei Belyi and his Beatrice; L.Szilard - The Legacy of Petersburg: Zamiatin's We; R.Maguire & J.Malmstad - Index

ISBN: 9780333557310
ISBN-10: 033355731X
Series: Selected Papers from the Fourth World Congress for Soviet &
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 23rd September 1992
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.79  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 3