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A history of Russian literature from its beginnings to 1900

by Mirsky, D. S. Prince

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Published by Northwestern University Press in Evanston, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russian literature -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementD.S. Mirsky ; edited by Francis J. Whitfield.
    ContributionsWhitfield, Francis J. 1916-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG2951 .M49 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 383 p. ;
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL33563M
    ISBN 100810116790
    LC Control Number99016430

    Bunin was the first Russian author who was awarded with the Nobel Prize in literature. He was noted for artistry, realism, poetry and classical traditions. The young writer spent his childhood in some financial crisis due to the head of the family being a gambling addict and therefore could not .   A hundred years after the Russian Revolution, history, according to most historians, had pronounced its judgment. October had been relegated to a .

    The Russian Empire sold its colony to the United States in order to pay for defense of the Amur-Ussuri regions, which it had acquired from China in the Second Opium War (). With respect to China, Russia pursued a policy as its protectorate and obtained the territories of the Liaotung Peninsula, Sakhalin, Vladivostok, and Manchuria. This work will stand on its own for some time to come as by far the best one-volume history of Russian literature in English or perhaps any language."—Allan Reid, International Fiction Review "A superb history of Russian literature, one that surely will reign as the standard history for years and decades.

      Early 20th century Russian history comes alive in Sholokhov’s well-developed and relatable characters who must contend not only with a society . Rich variety of firsthand and regularly supplemented information on Russian culture: daily news of important events, articles on Russian arts, music, theatre, cinema, history, national traditions, cuisine, etc., as well as many-sided biographies of outstanding figures of Russian culture, and useful references to the best museums, reserves, and theatres of this country.


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Russian literature has always been inseparable from Russian history. Mirsky constantly keeps in mind the ever-colorful and ever-changing aspects of the one in discussing the other.

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The roots of Russian literature can be traced to the Middle Ages, when epics and chronicles in Old East Slavic were composed. By the Age of Enlightenment, literature had grown in importance, and from the early s, Russian literature underwent an astounding golden age in poetry, prose.

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Sound in judgment, luminescent, and exquisitely written, Mirsky's book is essential reading for anyone interested in one of the world's great literatures. A History of Russian Literature: From Its Beginnings to contains all of the author's A History of Russian Literature and the first two chapters of his Contemporary Russian Literature.

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