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Author Fedorova, Milla, author

Title Yankees in Petrograd, bolsheviks in New York : America and Americans in Russian literary perception / Milla Fedorova ; Shaun Allshouse, design
Published DeKalb, Illinois : NIU Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (311 pages)
Contents Bolsheviks in New York -- Pre-revolutionary discoveries of America: Korolenko and Gorky -- Post-revolutionary Columbuses: Esenin and Mayakovsky -- Automobile journeys of the 1930s: Pilniak and Ilf and Petrov -- The American text of Russian literature -- Recurrent subtexts and motifs in American travelogues -- Yankees in Petrograd -- Reverse American travelogues -- Conclusion: from Dante's Inferno to Odysseus's Ithaca
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Americans in literature.
Authors, Russian -- Travel -- United States.
Travelers' writings, Russian -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Travelers' writings, Russian -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
United States -- Description and travel -- In literature.
Form Electronic book
Author Allshouse, Shaun, designer
ISBN 0875804705 (cloth)
1609090853 (e-book)
9780875804705 (cloth)
9781609090852 (e-book)