A History of Russian Symbolism

A History of Russian Symbolism

Avril Pyman


This ebook is the 1st distinct historical past of the Russian Symbolist stream, which served because the seedbed of Existentialism and Modernism in Russia. It reassesses the symbolists' achievements within the gentle of recent examine, concentrating on their literary works. Prose is quoted in English translation and poetry is given within the unique Russian with prose translations. there's a worthwhile bibliography of fundamental resources and an in depth chronological appendix. This publication will fill a long-felt hole for college students and lecturers of Russian and comparative literature, symbolism, modernism, and pre-revolutionary Russian tradition.

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