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Author Offord, Derek.

Title Journeys to a graveyard : perceptions of Europe in classical Russian travel writing / by Derek Offord
Published Dordrecht : Springer, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xxvi, 287 pages)
Series Archives internationales d' histoire des idees = International archives of the history of ideas ; 192
Archives internationales d'histoire des idées ; 192
Contents Introduction; Piotr Tolstoi: a travel diary; Fonvizin: letters from foreign journeys; Karamzin: The Letters of a Russian Traveller; Pogodin: A Year in Foreign Lands; Botkin: Letters on Spain; Herzen: Letters from France and Italy; Dostoevskii: Winter Notes on Summer Impressions; Saltykov-Shchedrin: Across the Border
Summary Examines the descriptions provided by eight Russian writers of journeys made to western European countries between 1697 and 1880. This book reveals the mentality and preoccupations of the Russian social and intellectual elites during this period
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Authors, Russian -- Travel -- History.
Travelers' writings, Russian.
Travel writers -- Russia.
Europe -- Description and travel.
Genre/Form Travel writing.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781402039096