Literature

Edited by Julian W. Connolly & Sonia I. Ketchian

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1987
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Contents

Vladimir E. Alexandrov

The "Otherworld" in Nabokov's The Gift     7

Joachim T. Baer

Mikhail Kuzmin's The Miraculous Life of Count Joseph Balsamo Cagliostro: Artfulness and Metaphysics     9

John A. Barnstead

Nabokov, Kuzmin, Chekhov and Gogol' Systems of Reference in "Lips to Lips"     15

Diana Lewis Burgin

Mythical Ballads and Metaballadic Myth in Bryusov's Verse     34

Julian W. Connolly

Boris Vakhtin's "The Sheepskin Coat"...

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2002
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In 987 or 988 AD, the Kievan prince Vladimir Sviatoslavich chose to adopt the Christian religion for his people, a move that earned him a permanent place in the history of the East Slavs, the peoples that now inhabit Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus. Enlightener of Rus' is the most detailed survey in any language of literary perceptions of Vladimir from...

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1987
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After an introduction which addresses the problem of humor in Dostoevsky's works and discusses previous approaches to it -- especially those of M. M. Baxtin and R. Hingley -- this study devotes a separate chapter to each of Dostoevsky's five major novels: Crime and Punishment(1866), The Idiot (1868), The Demons (1871-72), The Adolescent (1875), and The Brothers Karamazov (1879-80). The...

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1989
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This book is both a continuation of Slavica's tradition of publishing scholarly books on literature and a departure from our usual type of book. Richard Burgin, a Russian Jew, was born in Warsaw in 1893 and educated at the Petersburg Conservatory of Music. From child prodigy to concertmaster and associate conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, his story intertwines Russian...

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1991
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Bogert's book studies the most culturally and politically influential Yugoslav intellectual of the twentieth century with emphasis on interpreting this many-sided modernist, the most prolific and arguably the most important author writing in Serbo-Croatian in this century, with reference to Central European and South Slavic literary traditions. Informed by recent directions in literary theory and philosophy, cultural and social history,...

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1980
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UCLA Slavic Studies no. 1

The papers appearing in this volume were originally presented at an international conference, held at UCLA in the spring of 1978. Covering a wide range of countries, authors, and topics, they focus on the postwar literary evolution of prose and drama in Eastern and Southeastern Europe. In particular, some of the contributors analyze the continuation...

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2008
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Contents Sharon Lubkemann Allen

Navigating Past/Present: Modes of Mapping Cultural Memory in Post-Modern Russian and Luso-Brazilian Fiction     1

Todd Patrick Armstrong

“Training for Brightness” in Hanna Krall’s Sublokatorka: Polish and Jewish Identities in Post-War Poland     25

Julian W. Connolly

The Middle Way: Berberova between Bunin and Nabokov     41

Sibelan E. S. Forrester

Mother as Forebear: How Lidiia Chukovskaia’s Sof´ia Petrovna Rewrites Maksim Gor´kii’s...

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This volume exploits the analytical category of "space" to unify the various disciplinary approaches and thematic concentrations applied here to the dynamics of historical memory within and between the Germans and Poles. This category has proven tremendously useful in memory studies, yet it has thus far been considered almost exclusively in its intuitive, geographical and physical dimensions. The editors reject...

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1986
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This study provides a psychological investigation into the mother-son relationship in Russian folk and literary tradition. Beginning with the byliny, it examines the origins of the strong woman figure whose power over her sons results in their regressive behavior and inability to sever the oedipal ties with her. Hence the tales of Dobrynia and the Dragon, Vasilii Buslaev, and Sadkocan...

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1993
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Although Russian literary versification has been thoroughly investigated, Russian folk verse has been relatively little studied. Epic verse has received the most attention and has been compared with the Serbo-Croatian deseterac in an effort to derive a Common Slavic epic meter. The most widely accepted attitudes about Russian folk verse are that it shares no rhythmical features with literary meters,...

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