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The Russian memoir : history and literature

Author: Beth Holmgren
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2003.
Series: Studies in Russian literature and theory.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The essays in this volume seek to appreciate the literary construction of the memoir, with its dual agendas of individualized expression and reliable reportage, and explore its functions as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Russian memoir.
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607061225
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Holmgren
ISBN: 0810119293 9780810119291 0810119307 9780810119307
OCLC Number: 51117647
Description: 221 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Lidiia Ginzburg : images of the intelligentsia / Jane Gary Harris --
The stuffed shirt unstuffed : Zabolotsky's "Early years" and the complexity of Soviet culture / Sarah Pratt --
The italics are hers : matrophobia and the family romance in Elena Bonner's "Mothers and daughters" / Helena Goscilo --
Accommodating consumers' desires : Elʹdar Riazanov's memoirs in Soviet and post-Soviet Russia / Alexander Prokhorov --
The canonization of Dolgorukaia / Gitta Hammarberg --
Art and Prostokvasha : Avdotʹia Panaeva's work / Jehanne Gheith and Beth Holmgren --
The art of memory : cultural reverence as political critique in Evgeniia Ginzburg's writing of The Gulag / Natasha Kolchevska --
English as sanctuary : Nabokov's and Brodsky's autobiographical writings / Galya Diment --
The tale of bygone years : reconstructing the past in the contemporary Russian memoir / Marina Balina.
Series Title: Studies in Russian literature and theory.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Beth Holmgren.
Local System Bib Number:
.b21779429
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