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Author Ewington, Amanda.

Title A Voltaire for Russia : A.P. Sumarokov's journey from poet-critic to Russian philosophe / Amanda Ewington
Published Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 258 pages)
Series Studies in Russian literature and theory.
Contents Intro; Contents; Acknowledgments; Author's Note; List of Abbreviations; Introduction: Northern Racine or Russian Voltaire? Reconsidering Sumarokov's Literary Models; Chapter One: The Poet as Critic: Sumarokov and Voltairean Taste; Chapter Two: The Poet as Philosophe; Chapter Three: The Poet as Playwright- Philosophe; Conclusion; Appendix A: Voltaire's Letter to Sumarokov; Appendix B: Preface to the Tragedy Dimitry the Pretender; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
Analysis Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Chicago, Dept. of Slavic Languages and Literatures, 2001
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Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Chicago, Dept. of Slavic Languages and Literatures, 2001
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-247) and index
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Subject Sumarokov, Aleksandr Petrovich, 1717-1777 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Voltaire, 1694-1778 -- Influence.
Russian literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0810164817 (electronic bk.)
9780810164819 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)