Literature

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0-89357-160-1
180
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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978-0-89357-237-2
429
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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978-0-89357-251-8
224
1994
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The letters to Princess Volkonskaya published in this book reflect nearly thirty years of Russian and European history: the Napoleonic Wars, victory and the subsequent upheavals, the religious struggles between the Russian Orthodox Church and the growing influence of Roman Catholicism. Her correspondents included Tsar Alexander I (with whom she had at least a very close relationship), Cardinal Consalvi (the...

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978-0-89357-372-0
310
2010
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DURING THE SOVIET YEARS, Fyodor Dostoevsky was the most troublesome of the nineteenth-century Russian novelists. Religious, opinionated, conservative, and chauvinistic, his work challenged the atheistic and communist foundation of the Soviet state. With the collapse of the Soviet Union, Dostoevsky rapidly became the most popular Russian classic. Taking advantage of the freedoms that came with glasnost, Russian scholars have produced...

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978-0-89357-149-8
218
1994
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The first section discusses the general nature of the cyclical organization in Popa's work, and demonstrates the unified character of the 1980 edition of his collected works (published as seven separate volumes in Serbo-Croatian, but as a single volume in the 1978-1979 English translation). The central portion of the book is devoted to one of these seven volumes, Vucha so...

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978-0-89357-274-7
631
1998
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Contents

Part I: Literature

CAROL J. AVINS

Jewish Ritual and Soviet Context in Two Stories of Isaac Babel     11

ELLEN CHANCES

Reflections of Contemporary Russian Society, Culture, and Values in Iurii Mamin's Film, Window to Paris     21

EDITH W. CLOWES

Zakhoder vs. Disney: Two Cartoon Adaptations of A.A. Milne's Winnie the Pooh, or American Popular Culture in Post-Soviet Russia and the Question...

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978-0-89357-335-5
168
2006
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The seven related articles in this volume of Indiana Slavic Studies doubly counter the dominant focus in Polish Studies scholarship on "Literature penned by Great Men." This anthology turns the spotlight elsewhere—on the careers, works, and reception of Polish women in the visual and performing arts. The subject of our collection, in both senses, in the Polish woman who has...

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