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Twentieth-Century Russian Literature

Selected Papers from the Fifth World Congress of Central and East European Studies, Warsaw, 1995

Authors: Ryan, Karen

Editors: Scherr, B. (Ed.)

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Twentieth-Century Russian Literature is an edited collection of essays based on contributions to the Fifth World Congress of Central and East European Studies, held in Warsaw in 1995. The first section contains articles on writers from the early decades of the twentieth-century; the second part features studies devoted to a wide range of authors from the post-Stalin era, including many of the leading figures in contemporary Russian literature. Twenty-one scholars from seven countries have contributed to the volume.

About the authors

KAREN RYAN is Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Virginia. Her work has appeared in a wide range of scholarly journals, including Slavic and East European Journal, Russian Literature, Canadian Slavonic Paper and Zeitschrift fur Slawistik. She is the author of two books: Russian Publicistic Satire Under Glasnost': The Journalistic Feuilleton and Contemporary Russian Satire: A Genre Study. She is author-editor of Venedikt Erofeev's Moscow-Petushki: Critical Perspectives.

BARRY SCHERR is the Mandel Family Professor of Russian and Associate Dean for the Humanities at Dartmouth College. His teaching interests include both nineteenth and twentieth-century Russian literature, comparative literature, and film. He is the author of articles on Russian prose, Russian poetry of the Silver Age, verse theory, and other topics; among his books are Russian Poetry: Meter, Rhythm, and Rhyme and, most recently, Maksim Gorky: Selected Letters, which he co-edited and co-translated with Andrew Barratt.

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Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Twentieth-Century Russian Literature
Book Subtitle
Selected Papers from the Fifth World Congress of Central and East European Studies, Warsaw, 1995
Authors
Editors
  • B. Scherr
Series Title
International Council for Central and East European Studies
Copyright
2000
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-79182-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
368
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