The twenty chapters of this volume are revised versions of essays published during the last twenty-five years in a variety of journals and collections. They are studies of works belonging to five different genres and written by fourteen Russian and Soviet writers, poets and dramatists ranging from Pushkin to Akhmatov. Most of the chapters are devoted to individual works; the...
I. Gogol's Symbolism 7
II. "Ivan Fyodorovich Shpon'ka and His Aunt" and Gogol's First Volume 17
III. "Old-World Landowners" 44
IV. "The Nose" 63
V. "The Overcoat" 88
VI. "The Carriage" 113
Select Bibliography. 129
An "Outstanding Academic Book" selection for 1982 by Choice. 74
Up the Devil's Back: An Anthology of 20th Century Czech Poetry presents 65 selected Czech poets in English translation, together with their biographies. Co-translated and edited by Bronislava Volková (Professor of Czech literature, Comparative literature and Jewish studies at Indiana University) and Clarice Cloutier (Professor of Central European literature and culture at New York University [Prague campus] and Lecturer at...
Aleksander Blok: The Tragedy of Two Truths (guest lecture) 7
The Lonely Vision of Alexander Blok (Blok's Vowel Fugue Revisited) 9
Some Reminiscences in Blok: Vampirism and Its Antecedents 25
John E. Bowlt:
Here and There: The Question of Space in Blok's Poetry 43
Anna Lisa Crone:
Blok's "Venecija" and Molnii iskusstva as Inspiration to Mandel'shtam:...
Yale Russian and East European Publications
O pansemantichnosti poeticheskogo teksta i sposobakh ego prochteniia
"Trzech Budrysow"/A. S. Pushkin: "Budrys i ego synov'ia"
N. A. Nekrasov
A. A. Fet
"Moego tot bezumstva zhelal"
V. I. Ivanov
B. L. Pasternak
M. I. Cvetaeva
A. A. Akhmatova
"Iz tsikla `Tashkentskie stranitsy'"
I. A. Brodskii...