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Russian Literature and Empire

Conquest of the Caucasus from Pushkin to Tolstoy (Cambridge Studies in Russian Literature)

by Susan Layton

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • Romanticism,
  • In literature,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Russian,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Russia,
  • Russian & Former Soviet Union,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Russian & Former Soviet Union,
  • Russian literature--19th century--History and,
  • Russian literature--19th century--History and criticism,
  • History and criticism,
  • 19th century,
  • Caucasus,
  • Russian Literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7741017M
    ISBN 100521444438
    ISBN 109780521444439


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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.

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