A Window on Russia

Western and in his Russian connections two distinct and contrasting faces. ... The Russian assumes, as a matter of course, that no foreigner can really know Russia, since one cannot imagine it correctly in any terms supplied by the West ...

A Window on Russia

A Window on Russia is a collection of Edmund Wilson's papers on Russian writers and the Russian language (which he taught himself to read), written between 1943 and 1971. Writers discussed include Pushkin, Gogol, Chekov, Turgenev, Tolstoy, among others. "In A Window on Russia, which Wilson modestly calls 'a handful of disconnected pieces, written at various times when I happened to be interested in the various authors,' we encounter that rare pleasure of entering a living world where the dead hand of academia never casts its shadow." - Kirkus Reviews

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A Window on Russia
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Edmund Wilson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-05 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A Window on Russia is a collection of Edmund Wilson's papers on Russian writers and the Russian language (which he taught himself to read), written between 1943 and 1971. Writers discussed include Pushkin, Gogol, Chekov, Turgenev, Tolstoy, among others. "In A Window on Russia, which Wilson modestly calls 'a handful
A Window on Russia
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Edmund Wilson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1972 - Publisher:

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Language: en
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Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Proceedings of the British Aca

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Language: en
Pages: 428
Authors: Shirley Chew, Alistair Stead
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-05 - Publisher: Liverpool University Press

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Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Nikolai Findeizen
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-02-07 - Publisher: Indiana University Press

In its scope and command of primary sources and its generosity of scholarly inquiry, Nikolai Findeizen's monumental work, published in 1928 and 1929 in Soviet Russia, places the origins and development of music in Russia within the context of Russia's cultural and social history. Volume 2 of Findeizen's landmark study