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Title French and Russian in Imperial Russia. Volume 2, Language attitudes and identity / edited by Derek Offord [and 3 others]
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Russian language and society series
Russian language and society.
Contents French and Russian in Imperial Russia; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Note on dates, transliteration and other editorial practices; Abbreviations Used in the Text, Notes and References; Dates of Reigns in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Russia; Introduction; 1 The Pan-European Justification of a Multilingual Russian Society in the Late Eighteenth Century; 2 Princess Dashkova and the Politics of Language in Eighteenth-Century Russia; 3 3 Plating 'Russian Gold' with 'French Copper': Aleksandr Sumarokov and Eighteenth-Century Franco-Russian Translation
880-01 12 Love à la mode: Russian Words and French SourcesConclusion; Notes on Contributors; Index
880-01 4 Francophone Culture in Russia Seen through the Russian and French Periodical Press5 Linguistic Gallophobia in Russian Comedy; 6 The Linguistic Debate between Karamzin and Shishkov: Evaluating Russian-French Language Contact; 7 Language and Conservative Politics in Alexandrine Russia; 8 Seduction, Subterfuge, Subversion: Ivan Krylov's Rewriting of Molière; 9 The French Language of Fashion in Early Nineteenth-Century Russia; 10 Отечество, отчизна, родина: Russian 'Translations' of Patrie in the Napoleonic Period; 11 Treatment of Francophonie in Pushkin's Prose Fiction
Summary This volume explores the impact of French on Russian language attitudes, especially among the literary community. It examines the ways in which perceptions of Russian francophonie helped to shape social, political and cultural identity as Russia began to seek space of its own in the European cultural landscape
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Elite (Social sciences) -- Russia -- Language.
French language -- Russia -- 18th century.
French language -- Russia -- 19th century.
Russia -- History -- 1613-1917.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Offord, Derek, editor
ISBN 0748695524
0748695540 (electronic bk.)
9780748695546 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Language attitudes and identity