Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation
Discourse and Ideology in Nabokov's Prose
Carnivalizing Difference: Bakhtin and the Other
Iurii Dombrovskii: Freedom Under Totalitarianism
Russian Literature and the Classics
Peter I. Barta
December 23, 2014
Gender and Sexuality in Russian Civilisation considers gender and sexuality in modern Russia in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Chapters look individually at gender and sexuality through history, art, folklore, philosophy or literature,but are also arranged into sections according to...
David H. J. Larmour
April 03, 2014
The prose writings of Vladimir Nabokov form one of the most intriguing oeuvres of the twentieth century. His novels, which include Despair, Lolita and Pale Fire, have been celebrated for their stylistic artistry, their formal complexity, and their unique treatment of themes of memory, exile, loss,...
Peter I. Barta, Paul Allen Miller, Charles Platter, David Shepherd
September 09, 2013
It has seemed at times that there is no neutral territory between those who see Bakhtin as the practitioner of a kind of neo-Marxist, or at least materialist, deconstruction and those who look at the same texts and see a defender of traditional, liberal humanist values and classical conceptions of...
September 11, 2000
Conscience is the writer's production tool. If he has not got that, he has not got anything. All the artistic fabric crumbles and frays at the first touch. - Iurii Dombrovskii Iurii Dombrovskii (1909-1978) was a Soviet writer of immense courage and integrity, whose life and literary career were...
Professor David Shepherd, David Shepherd
November 26, 1998
The fourteen essays collected in this volume, notwithstanding their diversity of subject matter and approach, share a concern with the contexts to which we need to refer in order to understand not only the origins, but also the potential of Mikhail Bakhtin's thought: contexts both immediate and...
Peter I. Barta, David H. J. Larmour, Paul Allen Miller
February 19, 1996
Russian Literature and the Classics attempts to fill a gap. To date there has been no book-length, systematic study of the impact of antiquity on Russian literature and culture. While by no means claiming to offer a comprehensive approach, the authors focus on various aspects of the influence which...