Rather than a conventional chronology of Russian literature, the book will explore the place and importance of literature of all sorts in Russian culture. How and when did a Russian national literature come into being? What shaped its creation? How have the Russians regarded their literary language? The book will uses the figure of Pushkin, 'the Russian Shakespeare', as a recurring example as his work influenced every Russian writer who came after hime, whether poets ornovelists.
- Publication Date:
- 23 / 08 / 2001