Reference Guide to Russian Literature

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Aizlewood, Robin. Senior Lecturer, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London.Author of Verse Form and Meaning in the Poetry of Vladimir Maiakovskii, 1989 and articles on Daniil Kharms. Essays:Incidents ( Kharms); Maiakovskii ; Cloud in Trousers ( Maiakovskii).
Andrew, Joe. Professor of Russian Literature, Keele University. Author of several books on Russian literature and society, and on women in I9th-century Russian literature, including Narrative and Desire in Russian Literature, 1822-49: The Feminine and the Masculine, 1993. Founder editor of the journal, Essays in Poetics. Essays: Gan; Naprasnyi dar ( Gan); "Diary of a Madman" ( Gogol'); Who is to Blame? ( Herzen); First Love ( Turgenev); Zhukova.
Anemone, Anthony. Associate Professor of Russian, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.Specialist on the oberiuty and on 20th-century literary theory. Essays: Roadside Picnic ( Arkadii and Boris Strugatskii); Vaginov.
Ayers, Carolyn Jursa. Post-doctoral Research Fellow, University of Groningen, The Netherlands.Doctoral dissertation on the Russian society tale ( University of Chicago, 1994). Essays: Durova; Pavlova; A Double Life ( Pavlova).
Bache, Joy H. Doctoral student in medieval Russian literature, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University of London; part-time Lecturer, Birkbeck College, University of London (Extra-Mural Centre). Essay: Monomakh.
Bagby, Lewis. Professor of Russian Language and Literature, University of Wyoming.Author of Alexander Bestuzhev‐ Marlinsky and Russian Byronism, 1995. Essays: Tsyganka ( Baratynskii); Marlinskii.
Baikovitch, Gilda. Doctoral student, University of Bath: completing dissertation on Fedor Abramov. Essays: Abramov; Two Winters and Three Summers ( Abramov).
Balasubramanian, Radha. Assistant Professor, Department of Modern Languages, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.Author of The Poetics of Korolenko's Fiction, 1997. Essay: Korolenko.
Baran, Henryk. Associate Professor, Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, State University of New York, Albany.Specialist on early 20th-century Russian poetry, whose essays are collected in his Poetika russkoi literatury nachala XX veka, 1993. Essays: Ka ( Khlebnikov); Night Search ( Khlebnikov); Plamennyi krug ( Sologub); The Created Legend ( Sologub).
Barratt, Andrew. Associate Professor, Department of Slavonic Languages and Literatures, University of Otago, New Zealand. Author of Yurii Olesha's Envy, 1981; Between Two Worlds: A Critical Introduction to "The Master and Margarita", 1987; and The Early Fiction of Maksim Gorky, 1993. Co-editor and co-translator (with Barry Scherr) of Gor'kii's Selected Letters, 1997. Essays: My Childhood, My Apprenticeship, My Universities ( Gor'kii); Envy ( Olesha).
Bartlett, Rosamund. Lecturer, University of Manchester.Author of Wagner and Russia, 1995; co-author (with Anna Benn) of Literary Russia: A Guide, 1997. Essays: Prutkov; Tokareva; A.K. Tolstoi.
Basker, Michael. Senior Lecturer in Russian Studies, University of Bristol.Has written widely on Nikolai Gumilev and Anna Akhmatova. Essays: Poem Without a Hero ( Akhmatova); Requiem ( Akhmatova); Zoloto v lazuri ( Belyi); Gumilev; Ognennyi stolp ( Gumilev); Kuzmin.
Beresford, Michael. Formerly Senior Lecturer in Russian, University of Manchester.Author of Complete Russian Course for Scientists, 1965 and Complete Russian Course for Beginners, 1978. Editor of a major edition of Gogol"s Revizor, 1996. Essay: The Government Inspector ( Gogol').
Bethea, David M. Vilas Research Professor of Russian Literature, University of Wisconsin, Madison.Author of Khodasevich: His Life and Art, 1983; The Shape of Apocalypse in Modern Russian Fiction, 1989; and Joseph Brodsky and the Creation of Exile, 1994. Editor of Pushkin Today, 1993. Introductory Essay: Aleksandr Pushkin: From Byron to Shakespeare. Essay: Brodskii.
Beumers, Birgit. Lecturer in Russian Studies, University of Bristol.Author of Yury Lyubimov at the Taganka Theatre, 1997. Introductory Essay: Post-Revolutionary Russian Theatre. Essays: Erdman; The Suicide ( Erdman); Galich; P'etsukh; Vampilov; Duck-Hunting ( Vampilov); Vysotskii.


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Table of contents

  • Reference Guide to Russian Literature *
  • Contents *
  • Editor's Note vii
  • Advisers xi
  • Contributors xi
  • Alphabetical List of Writers and Works xiii
  • Alphabetical List of Works xix
  • Chronological List of Writers xxiii
  • General Reading List xxvii
  • Chronology xxxv
  • Glossary xxxix
  • Introductory Essays *
  • Old Russian Literature 3
  • Pre-Revolutionary Russian Theatre 9
  • Russian Literature in the I8th Century 13
  • Aleksandr Pushkin: from Byron to Shakespeare 18
  • The Classic Russian Novel 25
  • The Superfluous Man in Russian Literature 29
  • Women's Writing in Russia 35
  • Russian Literary Theory: from the Formalists to Lotman 40
  • Post-Revolutionary Russian Theatre 45
  • Experiment and Emigration: Russian Literature, 1917-1953 49
  • Socialist Realism in Soviet Literature 55
  • Thaws, Freezes, and Wakes: Russian Literature, 1953-1991 59
  • Russian Literature in the Post-Soviet Period 64
  • Writers and Works *
  • A 73
  • B 127
  • C 213
  • D 237
  • E 271
  • F 297
  • G 311
  • H 379
  • I 389
  • K 413
  • L 485
  • M 521
  • N 559
  • O 585
  • P 611
  • R 685
  • S 707
  • T 789
  • U 859
  • V 861
  • Y 897
  • Z 899
  • Title Index 933
  • Notes on Advisers and Contributors 963


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