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The Cossack Myth

Author : Serhii Plokhy
ISBN : 9781107022102
Genre : History
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The fascinating story of The History of the Rus', one of the most influential historical texts of the modern era.

The Cossack Hero In Russian Literature

Author : Judith Deutsch Kornblatt
ISBN : IND:30000037314337
Genre : Social Science
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This is the first book to study the development of the Cossack hero and to identify him as part of Russian cultural mythology. Kornblatt explores the power of the myth as a literary image, providing new and challenging readings of Pushkin, Gogol, Tolstoi, and a host of other writers.

The Bolshevik Appropriation Of The Cossack Myth

Author : Daniel Aaron Borses
ISBN : OCLC:45408586
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Russian Subjects

Author : Monika Greenleaf
ISBN : 0810115255
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This collection of essays resituates poetic works by Derzhavin, Krylov, Batisushkov, Pushkin, Girboedov, Lermontov, Baratynsky and Pavlova, within the force fields of contradicoty cultural pressures, as are the once best-selling prose narratives of Narezhnyi, Karamzin, Viazemsky and others.

Literary Dimensions Of National Identity The Historical Novel Of The Late Soviet Period 1960s 1980s

Author : Volodymyr A. Chumachenko
ISBN : 9780549908395
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The dissertation examines the changes that took place in the popular and ideologically "safest" genre of historical novel in the post-Stalin period in two Soviet literatures, Russian and Ukrainian. In this comparative study the author analyzes a set of novels by Russian and Ukrainian writers which center on Kievan Rus', medieval Muscovy, and the period of imperial expansion. These texts are analyzed within several interrelated theoretical frameworks. In particular, the author's approach is informed by Benedict Anderson's theory of the nation as an "imagined community", Clifford Geertz's concept of "local knowledge", and Rumina Sethi's postcolonial interpretation of the historical novel. This theoretical grounding allows conceptualizing the Soviet historical novel as an active element in a state-sponsored identity construction process where the official doctrines of the existing political system often played only minor roles. The theoretical tools of cultural anthropology highlight the possibilities that are offered by such an approach for the study of popular literary genres, particularly historical fiction. This methodology provides the basis for the main argument that historical novels in Russian and Ukrainian literatures culturally and ideologically were moving in different directions, thereby subverting one of the core principles of the Soviet identity model---the notion of a common transnational past. The dissertation helps in better understanding of how popular fictional texts about the past shaped national and cultural identities of the last Soviet generation.

The Legacy Of History In Russia And The New States Of Eurasia

Author : S. Frederick Starr
ISBN : UOM:39015034264906
Genre : History
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This ambitious ten-volume series develops a comprehensive analysis of the evolving world role of the post-Soviet successor states. Each volume considers a different factor influencing the relationship between internal politics and international relations in Russia and the western and southern tiers of newly independent states. The contributors were chosen not only for their recognized expertise but also to ensure a stimulating diversity of perspectives and a dynamic mix of approaches.

Men Without Women

Author : Eliot Borenstein
ISBN : WISC:89099870446
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Selected Proceedings Of The Kentucky Foreign Language Conferences Slavic Section

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ISBN : IND:30000010053449
Genre : Slavic philology
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Canadian Review Of Studies In Nationalism

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ISBN : UOM:39015073050547
Genre : Nationalism
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Leo Tolstoy

Author : David R. Egan
ISBN : 0810854112
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In this quarter-century update of Leo Tolstoy: An Annotated Bibliography of English Language Sources to 1978, authors David and Melinda Egan list the more than 1,200 books, essays, articles and doctoral dissertations written about the great Russian author from 1978 to 2003. The book provides a comprehensive list of English language studies of Tolstoy's life, art, thought and influence, by addressing his novels, the major components of his non-literary life, and his legacy to the world.

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