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Author Allen, Elizabeth Cheresh, 1951-2017.

Title A fallen idol is still a god : Lermontov and the quandaries of cultural transition / Elizabeth Cheresh Allen
Published Stanford : Stanford University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 286 pages)
Contents Cultural transition and its quandaries -- Romanticism and its twilight in Western Europe and Russia -- The ambivalence of influence : Lermontov's "not-Byronism" -- The attenuation of romantic evil : a demon undone -- Ideals to ideology : unmasking Masquerade -- Post-romantic anomie I : a Hero of our time and its hero -- Post-romantic anomie II : the "post-" scripts of A hero of our time -- Lermontov's last words
Summary Elucidates the historical distinctiveness and significance of the seminal nineteenth-century Russian poet, playwright, and novelist Mikhail Iurevich Lermontov (1814-1841). This book does so by demonstrating that Lermontov's works illustrate the condition of living in an epoch of transition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-277) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Lermontov, Mikhail I͡Urʹevich, 1814-1841 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Lermontov, Mikhail I͡Urʹevich, 1814-1841. Geroĭ nashego vremeni.
Romanticism -- Russia.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006023423
ISBN 1435608879 (electronic bk.)
9781435608870 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)