Literature

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0-89357-069-9
176
1980
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Treats the central concerns and patterns of the literary prose of Fedor Sologub by examining the crucial role which children play in the writer's fictive universe. Treated here are many of the best short stories, the fairy tales, and most of the novels (Bad Dreams, The Petty Demon, A Legend in Creation) which this leading decadent-symbolist author wrote between 1894...

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0-89357-095-8
203
1983
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This study is chiefly concerned with the organization of the Italian Poems into a coherent meaningful structure. It demonstrates how the very order of the poems was determined by a conception of evolution which paralleled that of Blok's total oeuvre. Studied in this way, there emerges from the cycle a pattern charged with meaning and grounded in much larger issues...

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978-0-89357-304-1
vi + 288
2002
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The name and scholarly writings of Ol'ga Mikhailovna Freidenberg (1890 thorugh 1955) remained poorly known in Russia and in the West for a long time, and it is only recently that her life and works have begun to attract the attention of scholars in the Humanities. Experts in Classical studies find in her writings an encouraging approach to the genesis...

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978-0-89357-200-6
169
1989
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Some years ago, while pursuing folklore field work in eastern Canada, the author stumbled upon an active vampire cult. The interest aroused by this discovery led to a series of invited lectures and eventually the establishment of a college course called "Vampires of the Slavs." The questions asked by each new group of students resulted in the present monograph, a...

Lada Panova with Sarah Pratt, eds. Compiled and introduced by Lada Panova

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978-0-89357-382-9
337
2011
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UCLA Slavic Studies no. 8 This interdisciplinary and bilingual collection of critical essays and materials brings together Kuzmin scholars from three countries (the United States, Russia, and Israel) to provide a multi-­‐‑ faceted portrait of Mikhail Kuzmin (1872–1936), a key but underestimated figure of Russian modernism whose artistic output reflects the rich variety of a latter-­‐‑day Renaissance man. The articles...

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0-89357-181-4
448
1988
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The accomplishments in Russian belles-lettres of the authors who lived and worked in the Baltic countries (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Finland) between the World Wars have yet to find their deserved audience of appreciative readers and scholars either in the East or the West. This volume is a start at filling the gap in the exposition and analysis of Russian...

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0-89357-032-X
v + 203
1976
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In addition to analysis of Kaverin's works, this book gives biographical materials, an extensive bibliography of writings by and about Kaverin, a list of translations of Kaverin's work into English and other Western languages, suggestions for background reading, plot synopses, and an index.

Edward Mozejko

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0-89357-117-2
117
1984
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A study of the life and writings of one of the greatest Bulgarian writers of the twentieth century. Since Yovkov is practically unknown in the West, this book deals with almost every important theme of his prose and dramas. The main part of the book contains five chapters, of which the first is devoted entirely to Yovkov's biography. Information about...

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978-0-89357-141-2
272
1986
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This collection of articles is devoted to Vasiliy Pavlovich Aksenov, one of the most outstanding writers in contemporary Russian literature. In spite of all changes, turn-abouts and zigzag developments so typical of Soviet cultural life in the past thirty years, Aksônov managed to shape his own creative profile as a writer independent of political pressures; he gained his artistic reputation...

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978-0-89357-308-9
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2002
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Although seemingly immodest in the expanse of thematic purview it suggests, A World of Slavic Literatures: Essays in Comparative Slavic Studies in Honor of Edward Mozejko is actually but a partial indicant of the scope of Mozejko's contribution to Slavic scholarship in a number of disciplines. It is the breadth of this contribution, if unfortunately not its complete depth, which...

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