And Meaning for a Life Entire

Peter Rollberg
$29.95
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1998
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CONTENTS

Foreword     9

Letter from James H. Billington     13

Letter from Strobe Talbott     15

A Bibliography of the Publications by Charles A. Moser     77

Charles Moser: Translations of Russian and Bulgarian Poetry     27

ALEXANDER M. SCHENKER

The Trinitarian Symbolism in Vita Methodii     43

EFIM ETKIND

Derzhavin's Secular Dilogy     51

DAVID M. BETHEA

Pushkin's Pretenders: From the Poet in Society to the Poet in History     61

MARK ALTSHULLER

Aleksandr Pushkin's Plan for the "Story of a Strelets' Son" and the Structure of Walter Scott's Novels     75

LYUBOMIRA PARPULOVA-GRIBBLE

Slavic Transpositions of an International Narrative Theme: Sleksandr Pushkin's A Feast During the Plague and Yordan Yovkov's "In Time of Plague"     89

PETER HODGSON

The Paradox of Skaz: Vicious Circles in "Notes of a Madman" and "Notes from Underground"     111

GARY SAUL MORSON

How Much Do Dead Souls Weigh?     129

BRUCE K. WARD

The Absent Finger of Providence in The Brothers Karamazov: Some Implications for Religous Models     149

JOSTEIN BORTNES

Dostoevskian Fools - Holy and Unholy     165

VICTOR TERRAS

How Much Does Dostoevskii Lose in Translation     179

RUDOLF NEUHAUSER

Fedor Dostoevskii and Mesa Selimović: Prolegomena to a Comparative Study     193

THOMAS F. ROGERS

Turgenev and Modernism     207

ANTHONY V. KNOWLES

Tolstoi in English Criticism, 1858-1885     225

KENNETH LANTZ Leskov's "Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk" and Its Place in His Work     245

BORIS EGOROV

N.P. Giliarov-Platonov and His Work as a Literary Critic     259

PETER ROLLBERG Vladimir Ern: Logisma and the Purge of Kant's Spirit from Russian Philosophy     269

JOACHIM T. BAER

Muratov's Egeriia: An Interpretation     287

MARJORIE L. HOOVER

Meierkhol'd's Production of Aleksandr Ostrovskii's A Profitable Post (1923): The Neglected Predecessor of the Russian Literary Avant-Garde     305

EDWARD MOZEJKO

Poetry as Thing and the Artistic Homogeneity of the Russian Literary Avant-Garde     311

EVELYN BRISTOL

Shklovskii as Memoirist     323

BARRY SCHERR

Synagagues, Synchrony, and the Sea: Babel's Odessa     337

NICHOLAS LUKER

The Right to Dream: Aleksandr Grin's Novel Begushchaia po vonam (1928)     351 JULIAN W CONNOLLY

To See or Be Seen: The Function of the Gaze in Nabokov's Russian Fiction     371 EARLY SAMPSON

Game, Set, Mismatch: On the Role of Tennis and Other Sports in Nabokov's Fiction     391

JOHN GLAD

1922-1945-1988: A Chronology of Three Years of Russian Literature in Exile     403 KATHLEEN F. PARTHÉ

The Utopian Side of Russian Village Prose     415

JOSEPHINE WOLL

Russophobia Redux     427

CARYL EMERSON

Bakhtin and Vygotskii on Who We Are and How We Learn: Speculations on Developmental Psychology in an Age of Dialogue     439

IRENE B. THOMPSON

Language and Literature: A Natural Alliance     463

RICHARD M. ROBIN

Writing Real Russian: Product or Process?     479

ERNEST A. SCATTON

Vowel Reduction and Jat in Bulgarian Dialects     499

JOHNATHAN CHAVES

Translations     507