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Comparative Criticism Revolutions and Censorship

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ISBN-10: 0521471990

ISBN-13: 9780521471992

Edition: N/A

Authors: E. S. Shaffer

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'Revolutions and Censorship' is concerned not only with recent momentous changes in the political landscape of Europe and their reverberations in the arts, but with the perennial problems of outside control which writers and artists face. The fall of the Iron Curtain, and the internal collapse of the Soviet Union have opened the floodgates of recovery of lost or secret documents, such as Lunacharsky's Letter to Stalin on the censorship of Mikhail Bulgakov, and of suppressed and censored work, whether by classics like Chekhov, whose bowdlerized letters are here restored to their intimate frankness by Donald Rayfield, or by modem writers such as Yevgeni Shvarts, whose full-length satirical…    
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Book details

List price: $167.99
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/27/1994
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 330
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Elinor Shaffer, FBA, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Germanic and Romance Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, has published on Romantic and Victorian literature, is author of 'Kubla Khan' and The Fall of Jerusalem: The Mythological School of Biblical Criticism and Secular Literature, edited the annual journal Comparative Criticism, and most recently has contributed to Samuel Butler: Victorian Against the Grain. nbsp;