Russian Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Russian Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Catriona Kelly


instead of offering a standard chronology of Russian literature, Russian Literature: a really brief Introduction explores where and value in Russian tradition of every kind of literature. How and while did a Russian nationwide literature come into being? What formed its construction? How have the Russians seemed their literary language? The booklet makes use of the determine of Pushkin--'the Russian Shakespeare'--as a ordinary instance, as his paintings motivated each Russian author who got here after him, whether or not they wrote prose or verse. It in addition examines why Russian writers are commemorated, how they have been interpreted within Russia and past, and the affects of the people story culture, orthodox faith, and the West.

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