History in a Grotesque Key: Russian Literature and the Idea of Revolution


Platt studies four periods of upheaval in Russian history to examine their effects on literary creation, and argues that the historical, or revolutionary, grotesque represents an approach to history that highlights the ironies of historical periods.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Stanford, CA
Publication year:
  • 1997


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