Reference guide to Russian literature
- editor, Neil Cornwell ; associate editor, Nicole Christian.
- London ; Chicago : Fitzroy Dearborn, c1998.
- Physical description
- xl, 972 p. ; 29 cm.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Publisher's Summary
- From The Lay of Igor and the Archpriest Avvakum, via Pushkin and Tolstoi, to Brodskii and Petrushevskaia, from The Primary Chronicle to The Red Wheel, the Reference Guide to Russian Literature includes entries on over 250 Russian writers and some 300 important works of Russian literature. The coverage ranges from anonymous works of old or "traditional" Russian literature to contemporary writings and figures. Entries are written by an international teAM of over 150 scholars drawn from Russia, Europe, Oceania, and North America. All essays are approximately 1000 words, and writer entries include a biographical note and a bibliography. The Reference Guide to Russian Literature is introduced by survey articles, written by major scholars in the field, which put the writers and works entries in context. A full general bibliography of anthologies and critical studies in English is provided, and the book is comprehensively indexed. Outstanding Academic Book Best Reference Source Outstanding Reference Source.
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