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Vicissitudes of Genre in the Russian Novel: Turgenev's "fathers and Sons, Chernyshevsky's "what Is to Be Done?, Dostoevsky's "demons, Gorky's "mother

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The 1860s witnessed one of the most vibrant periods in the history of modern Russian literature. This book focuses on what was arguably its most influential genre - the Russian tendentious novel. While tracing the genre's early development through works such as Fathers and Sons and Notes from Underground, it simultaneously unfolds a unique approach to reading late-nineteenth-century Russian literature by showing how rich conflicting interpretations of the classics continue to be possible and by indicating numerous deep ...

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Vicissitudes of Genre in the Russian Novel: Turgenev's "fathers and Sons, Chernyshevsky's "what Is to Be Done?, Dostoevsky's "demons, Gorky's "mother
2001, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820449036

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