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Title The Russian twentieth-century short story : a critical companion / edited and with an introduction by Lyudmila Parts
Published Brighton, MA : Academic Studies Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxxii, 359 pages)
Series Cultural revolutions: Russia in the twentieth century
Cultural revolutions.
Contents Introduction: The Short Story as the Genre of Cultural Transition / Lyudmila Parts -- Chekhov's "The Darling": Femininity Scorned and Desired / Svetlana Evdokimova -- Bunin's "Gentle Breath" / Lev Vygotsky -- Ekphrasis in Isaak Babel ("Pan Apolek," "My First Goose") -- Robert Maguire -- Zoshchenko's "Electrician," or the Complex Theatrical Mechanism / Aleksander Zholkovsky -- Yury Olesha's Three Ages of Man: A Close Reading of "Liompa" / Andrew Barratt -- Nabokov's Art of Memory: Recollected Emotion in "Spring in Fialta" (1936-1947) / John Burt Foster, Jr -- Child Perspective: Tradition and Experiment -- An Analysis of "The Childhood of Luvers" by Boris Pasternak / Fiona Bjorling -- Andrei Platonov and the Inadmissibility of Desire ("The River Potudan") / Eric Naiman -- "This Could Have Been Foreseen": Kharms's "The Old Woman" (Starukha) Revisited -- A Collective Analysis / Robin Milner-Gulland -- Testimony as Art: Varlam Shalamov's "Condensed Milk" / Leona Toker -- The Writer as Criminal: Abram Tertz's "Pkhents" / Catharine Theimer Nepomnyashchy -- Vasilii Shukshin's "Cut Down to Size" (Srezal) and the Question of Transition / Diane Ignashev Nemec -- Carnivalization of the Short Story Genre and the Kunstlernovelle: Tatiana Tolstaia's "The Poet and the Muse" / Erica Greber -- Down the Intertextual Lane: Petrushevskaia, Chekhov, Tolstoy / Lyudmila Parts -- "The Lady with the Dogs," by Lyudmila Petrushevskaia / Translated by Krystyna Anna Steiger -- Russian Postmodernist Fiction and Mythologies of History: Viacheslav Pietsukh's "The Central-Ermolaevo War" and Viktor Erofeev's "Parakeet" / Mark Lipovetsky -- Psychosis and Photography: Andrei Bitov's "Pushkin's Photograph" / Sven Spieker -- The "Traditional Postmodernism" of Viktor Pelevin's Short Story "Nika" / Olga Bogdanova
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Russian fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Short stories, Russian -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Parts, Lyudmila.
ISBN 1618110160 (electronic bk.)
9781618110169 (electronic bk.)
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(paperback; alk. paper)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
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Other Titles 20th-century Russian short story