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Handbook Of Russian Literature.

Terras, Victor (editor).

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ISBN 10: 0300031556 / ISBN 13: 9780300031553
Published by Yale University Press, New Haven, 1985
Condition: Good Hardcover
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558 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Slight tear on front dustjacket. RUSSIAN LITERATURE. This first encyclopedia of its kind in English covers ten centuries of Russian literature and includes nearly 1,000 entries by leading scholars. It will be an indispensable guide for students or the general reader. Provides a wide variety of information arranged in alphabetical order. There are entries on authors, scholars, critics, literary movements, and much more. Includes an Index. "The Handbook is an Eden for browsersÉ a dependable, illuminating guide."ÑRobert Taylor, Boston Globe "A comprehensive survey in one volume of one of the world's richest national literatures. The volume includes entries on authors, genres, literary movements, and period studies, together with reviews of notable journals. The lengthiest entries run to more than 6,000 words, the shortest have been kept to a single paragraph, giving the book value both for ready reference and as a collection of history and criticism."ÑBooklist "The achievement here is grand, the knowledge collected invaluable."ÑTheoharis C. Theoharis, Christian Science Monitor "A vast and informative compilationÉ. The magnificent panorama of Russian literature accumulatively unfolds, from its ancient folklore and earliest written textsÉ to our present century's structuralism, modernism, and socialist realism."ÑGordon McVay, Times Higher Education Supplement "For anyone interested in Russian literature, this new Handbook is the single most useful book to own."ÑJ. Thomas Shaw, Slavic and East European Journal "An indispensable source of concise information for all students of literature for years to come."ÑRay Parrott, Philological Quarterly (Key Words: Russian Literature, Reference Books, Handbooks, Dictionaries, Russia, V. A. Zukhovsky, Romanticism, A. P. Sumarakhov, Symbolism, Socialist Realism, Victor Terras, Peter I, Philosophy, Pushkin, Religion, Mayakovsky, Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Blok). Bookseller Inventory # 18584X1

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Title: Handbook Of Russian Literature.

Publisher: Yale University Press, New Haven

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Edition (Unstated).

Book Type: book

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This first encyclopedia of its kind in English covers ten centuries of Russian literature and includes nearly 1,000 entries by leading scholars.  It will be an indispensable guide for students or the general reader.
“The Handbook is an Eden for browsers... a dependable, illuminating guide.”―Robert Taylor, Boston Globe
“A comprehensive survey in one volume of one of the world’s richest national literatures.  The volume includes entries on authors, genres, literary movements, and period studies, together with reviews of notable journals.  The lengthiest entries run to more than 6,000 words, the shortest have been kept to a single paragraph, giving the book value both for ready reference and as a collection of history and criticism.”―Booklist
“The achievement here is grand, the knowledge collected invaluable.”―Theoharis C. Theoharis, Christian Science Monitor
“A vast and informative compilation.... The magnificent panorama of Russian literature accumulatively unfolds, from its ancient folklore and earliest written texts... to our present century’s structuralism, modernism, and socialist realism.”―Gordon McVay, Times Higher Education Supplement
“For anyone interested in Russian literature, this new Handbook is the single most useful book to own.”―J. Thomas Shaw, Slavic and East European Journal
“An indispensable source of concise information for all students of literature for years to come.”―Ray Parrott, Philological Quarterly

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