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A history of Russian literature, Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, Stephanie Sandler

Label
A history of Russian literature
Title
A history of Russian literature
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, Stephanie Sandler
Title variation
Russian literature
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Russia possesses one of the richest and most admired literatures of Europe, reaching back to the eleventh century. This volume provides a comprehensive account of Russian writing from its earliest origins in the monastic works of Kiev up to the present day, still rife with the creative experiments of post-Soviet literary life
Cataloging source
YDX
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Kahn, Andrew
Dewey number
  • 800
  • 891.709
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PG2951
LC item number
.H57 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Lipovet︠s︡kiĭ, M. N.
  • Reyfman, Irina
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Russian literature
  • Russian literature
Label
A history of Russian literature, Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, Stephanie Sandler
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Copyright
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 771-910) and index
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I. The Medieval Period; Introduction: Defining the medieval; 1. Institutions and contexts: Writing and authorship,1100-1400; A new language for a new people: Old Church Slavonic; Monastic writing: Translation, open boundaries, and selectivity
  • The limits of the literary system: Rhetoric, compilation, and genreThe meaning of readership; Scribal culture and the author function; Literary identity: Collective writing and singularity; Case study: The Voyage of Afanasy Nikitin: Self and other; 2. Holy Rus:́ Landmarks in medieval literature; Founding stories: The Primary Chronicle; Case study: The bylina and Russia's magical kingdom; The sermon: Ilarion and the chosen people of Kiev; The prayer: Daniil Zatochnik; Hagiography as life-writing; Saints alive; Hagiographic collections; Founders and Holy Fathers: The example of St. Feodosy
  • Miracle workers, the Virgin, and holy foolsCase study: The holy fool in the modern tradition; Ilarion redux: The fifteenth-century elaboration of hagiography; Keyword: Word-weaving; 3. Local narratives; Unhappy families: The trauma of invasion; The Lay of Igor's Campaign and the princely image; Case study: National identity, medievalism, and the discovery of the Lay of Igor's Campaign; Narratives of invasion; Catastrophic narratives: Defending Holy Russia; From Grand Prince to Tsar, 1200-1565: Elevation through charisma; Vladimir Monomakh; Alexander Nevsky; Dmitry Donskoi
  • Ivan the Terrible: Tsardom and the absolutist "I"Center and periphery and the localism of the Tale of Petr and Fevronia; Conclusion; Part II: The Seventeenth Century; Introduction: The problem of transition and a new approach; 1. Paradise lost: National narratives; Narratives from the Time of Troubles to the Schism (1613-82); Visions of salvation; Case study: Dukhovnye stikhi (poetic songs or spiritual rhymes); Literature of the Schism (Raskol); Case study: The Life of Archpriest Avvakum
  • 2. Cultural interface: Printing, Humanist learning, and Orthodox resistance in the second half of the seventeenth century3. Court theater; Keyword: Baroque; 4. Poets; New expressions and techniques; Paradise regained: Simeon Polotsky's poetic garden; Friendship; Mortality; 5. Prose; Popular fiction for a disrupted age: Social satire or literary fantasy?; Petrine novellas and fantasy fiction; Conclusion; Part III: The Eighteenth Century; Introduction: The innovation of the eighteenth century; 1. Defining classicism: The canons of taste; Keyword: Russian classicism
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 939 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780199663941
Lccn
2017909825
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1007064225
  • (OCoLC)on1007064225
Label
A history of Russian literature, Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, Stephanie Sandler
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 771-910) and index
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I. The Medieval Period; Introduction: Defining the medieval; 1. Institutions and contexts: Writing and authorship,1100-1400; A new language for a new people: Old Church Slavonic; Monastic writing: Translation, open boundaries, and selectivity
  • The limits of the literary system: Rhetoric, compilation, and genreThe meaning of readership; Scribal culture and the author function; Literary identity: Collective writing and singularity; Case study: The Voyage of Afanasy Nikitin: Self and other; 2. Holy Rus:́ Landmarks in medieval literature; Founding stories: The Primary Chronicle; Case study: The bylina and Russia's magical kingdom; The sermon: Ilarion and the chosen people of Kiev; The prayer: Daniil Zatochnik; Hagiography as life-writing; Saints alive; Hagiographic collections; Founders and Holy Fathers: The example of St. Feodosy
  • Miracle workers, the Virgin, and holy foolsCase study: The holy fool in the modern tradition; Ilarion redux: The fifteenth-century elaboration of hagiography; Keyword: Word-weaving; 3. Local narratives; Unhappy families: The trauma of invasion; The Lay of Igor's Campaign and the princely image; Case study: National identity, medievalism, and the discovery of the Lay of Igor's Campaign; Narratives of invasion; Catastrophic narratives: Defending Holy Russia; From Grand Prince to Tsar, 1200-1565: Elevation through charisma; Vladimir Monomakh; Alexander Nevsky; Dmitry Donskoi
  • Ivan the Terrible: Tsardom and the absolutist "I"Center and periphery and the localism of the Tale of Petr and Fevronia; Conclusion; Part II: The Seventeenth Century; Introduction: The problem of transition and a new approach; 1. Paradise lost: National narratives; Narratives from the Time of Troubles to the Schism (1613-82); Visions of salvation; Case study: Dukhovnye stikhi (poetic songs or spiritual rhymes); Literature of the Schism (Raskol); Case study: The Life of Archpriest Avvakum
  • 2. Cultural interface: Printing, Humanist learning, and Orthodox resistance in the second half of the seventeenth century3. Court theater; Keyword: Baroque; 4. Poets; New expressions and techniques; Paradise regained: Simeon Polotsky's poetic garden; Friendship; Mortality; 5. Prose; Popular fiction for a disrupted age: Social satire or literary fantasy?; Petrine novellas and fantasy fiction; Conclusion; Part III: The Eighteenth Century; Introduction: The innovation of the eighteenth century; 1. Defining classicism: The canons of taste; Keyword: Russian classicism
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvi, 939 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780199663941
Lccn
2017909825
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1007064225
  • (OCoLC)on1007064225

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