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Historical Dictionary of Russian Literature (Historical by Jonathan Stone

By Jonathan Stone

Russian literature is such a lot celebrated for its Romantic and modernist poetry and 19th-century novels. whereas literary traditions of various types were a part of Slavic and Russian tradition for over a millennium, it's only because the 18th century that they got here to resemble literature from the West.

The Historical Dictionary of Russian Literature includes a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an in depth bibliography. The dictionary part has over a hundred cross-referenced entries on major humans, issues, severe matters, and the main major genres that experience shaped Russian Literature. This publication is a superb entry aspect for college students, researchers, and an individual desirous to comprehend extra approximately Russian literature.

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