7 edition of Russian Literature and Empire found in the catalog.
April 28, 1995 by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English
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"Russian Literature and Empire" is a scholarly book and will appeal mainly to those already familiar with Russian literature, but it is quite readable for all that and provides an excellent introduction and overview to an important topic connecting some of Russia's Cited by: Layton very thoroughly covers key works such as Pushkin's "Prisoner of the Caucasus" and "The Fou Published in"Russian Literature and Empire" provides both an overview of major and minor 19th-century Russian works on the Caucasus and their impact on Russian culture/5(2).
This is the first book to provide a synthesising study of Russian writing about the Caucasus during the nineteenth-century age of empire-building. From Pushkin's ambivalent portrayal of an alpine Circassia to Tolstoy's condemnation of tsarist Cited by: This is the first synthesizing study of Russian writing about the Caucasus during the nineteenth-century age of empire-building.
It covers major writers including Pushkin, Tolstoy and Lermontov, but also introduces material from travelogues, oriental studies, ethnography, memoirs, and the utterances of tsarist officials and military commanders.
This is the first synthesizing study of Russian writing about the Caucasus during the nineteenth-century age of empire-building. It covers major writers including Pushkin, Tolstoy and.
Russian Literature and Empire: Conquest of the Caucasus from Pushkin to Tolstoy Susan Layton This is the first synthesizing study of Russian writing about the Caucasus during the nineteenth-century age of empire-building.
Russian literature and empire conquest of the Caucasus from Pushkin to Tolstoy by Susan Layton. Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York, NY.
Written in EnglishCited by: Russian literature, the body of written works produced in the Russian language, beginning with the Christianization of Kievan Rus in the late 10th century. The unusual shape of Russian literary history has been the source of numerous controversies.
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The Russian Empire of the early 18 th to early 20 th century was an autocracy led by an all-powerful emperor until the Revolution, when it became a semi-constitutional monarchy.
The Revolution abolished the monarchy entirely, when Nicholas II (r. ) abdicated the throne on Maending the empire. The Romanovs, who. p.: 23 cm. Russian literature and empire: conquest of the Caucasus from Pushkin to TolstoyPages: Goeffrey Hosking, Russian Literature Book Description The first book to provide a synthesising study of Russian writing about the Caucasus during 4/5(1).
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The book has been described by critics as the first text "to. "This is a well-written and well-researched book which traces the history of the large and infuential body of literature, produced mainly in the nineteenth century, about the Russian Empire's colonialist expansion into the Caucasus and southern border 's nuanced and eminently readable interpretations combine textual exegesis Pages: A research paper on Russian Literature look into and trace its literary history back to the Middle Ages when the first epics and stories were written in Old Russian.
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Susan Layton’s Russian Literature and Empire was the pioneering study of the subject. Published inHarsha Ram’s The Imperial Sublime is so different from Layton’s book that the differences, rooted in the American rather than the Russian imperial experience, deserve reﬂection in their own right.
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