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Esthetics As Nightmare Russian Literary Theory, 1855-1870

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ISBN-10: 1400859999

ISBN-13: 9781400859993

Edition: 1989

Authors: Charles A. Moser

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As an epoch of "censorship terror" drew to a close with the death of Nicholas I and the end of the Crimean War, Russian intellectuals had begun expressing their desires for political, philosophical, and religious reform through passionate debates over literature and esthetics. Charles Moser re-creates the leading controversies over literature and art during a crucial period that saw the work of such authors as Turgenev, Dostoevsky, and Tolstoy. Emphasizing particularly the years from 1862 to 1870, Moser presents the doctrines of lesser known and major figures from both liberal and conservative camps, which influenced the development of Socialist Realism and Russian Formalism.The debates…    
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Book details

List price: $212.00
Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 7/14/2014
Pages: 326
Language: English