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Under Eastern Eyes : The West as Reflected in Recent Russian Emigre Writing - Arnold McMillin

Under Eastern Eyes

The West as Reflected in Recent Russian Emigre Writing

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Published: 20th January 1992
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This collection of essays concerns perceptions of the West as reflected in the work of Russian writers of the Third Wave of emigration. The authors include several well-known writers such as Aksenov, Gladilin, Zinik and Loseff as well as Soviet and Western scholars, and the result is both varied and surprising: in the light it throws on the Russian mentality, on the phenomenon of exile and on aspects of the West. It will interest students of contemporary literature, of the Soviet mentality, and of exile in general.

Notes on the Contributors - Introduction; A.McMillin - Sick Ideas of a Sick Society: The 'West-East' Theme in Soviet and migr Criticism; G.Belaia - The Hero in Search of an Author; Z.Zinik - England in Russian Emigr Poetry: Iosif Brodskii's 'V Anglii'; G.S.Smith - Home and Abroad in the Works of Brodskii; L.Loseff - Residents and Refugees; V.Aksenov - Western Life as Reflected in Aksenov's Work before and after Exile; A.McMillin - Eduard Limonov and the Benefit of the Doubt; R.Porter - The West, and in particular France, through the Eyes of a Distracted Russian; A.Gladilin - Can You Win at Chess with a Marked Deck of Cards?; N.Buhks - Raisa Orlova-Kopeleva in Germany. Nikolai Nikolaevich Poppe in America; H.Rothe - My i Zapad: Aleksandr Zinov ev's View of the West; M.Kirkwood - Emigr Experience of the West as Related to Soviet Journals; J.Graffy - Index

ISBN: 9780333550410
ISBN-10: 0333550412
Series: Studies in Russia and East Europe
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 163
Published: 20th January 1992
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.2 x 14.81  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 2