The Cambridge History Of Russian Literature by Charles MoserThe Cambridge History Of Russian Literature by Charles Moser

The Cambridge History Of Russian Literature

EditorCharles Moser

Paperback | May 29, 1992

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An updated edition of this comprehensive narrative history, containing a new chapter on Russian literature of the 1980s and additional bibliographical information.
Title:The Cambridge History Of Russian LiteratureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:720 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 1.57 inPublished:May 29, 1992Publisher:Cambridge University Press

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ISBN - 10:0521425670

ISBN - 13:9780521425674

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Table of Contents

Preface; 1. The literature of old Russia, 988-1730 Jostein Bortnes; 2. The eighteenth century: neoclassicism and the Enlightenment 1730-90 Ilya Serman; 3. The transition to the modern age: sentimentalism and preromanticism, 1790-1820 Mark Altshuller; 4. The nineteenth century: romanticism, 1820-40 John Mersereau Jr; 5. The nineteenth century: the natural school and its aftermath, 1840-55 Richard Peace; 6. The nineteenth century: the age of realism, 1855-80 Richard Freeborn; 7. The nineteenth century: between realism and modernism, 1880-95 Julian Connolly; 8. Turn of a century: modernism, 1895-1925 Evelyn Bristol; 9. The twentieth century: the era of socialist realism, 1925-53 Victor Terras; 10. The twentieth century: in search of new ways, 1953-80 Geoffrey Hosking; 11. Russian literature in the 1980s Efim Ethird; Bibliography Charles Moser; Index.

From Our Editors

This comprehensive narrative history, first published in 1989 and since thoroughly updated, provides chronological coverage of Russian literature over the past thousand years, giving particular attention to the great flowering of Russian literature in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It provides a wealth of information for scholars, students and lovers of literature.

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"Professor Moser has had no easy task, and the overall result is a testimony to his very considerable skills as an editor. He facilitates the transition from one period to the next by furnishing at the beginning of each chapter a brief thumbnail sketch of the new period. In themselves these sketches are models of judiciousness. Read in sequence, they provide a fine condensed history of the entire literature....this volume will clearly become an important tool for both teachers and students of the Russian literary tradition." J. Douglas Clayton, Canadian Slavonic Papers