Psychopoetics, according to the author, is the area in philology which deals with the relationship between thought and feeling, on one side, and the word as a means of expressing what can hardly be expressed, on the other. Efim Etkind (1918-1999), a renowned Russian philologist and literary critic, had been working on this book for many years. The ten chapters of this book study the dyad "thought-word" in Russian literature before Pushkin and then in works of outstanding Russian writers and poets: A. Pushkin, M. Lermontov, I. Goncharov, I. Turgenev, F. Dostoevskii, L. Tolstoi, Vs. Garshin, A. Chekhov. Also included are his articles and studies in psychopoetics. Subject index.
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Book Description Iskusstvo-SPB, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M5210015831