Esthetics as Nightmare: Russian Literary Theory, 1855-1870

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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 ...

Esthetics as Nightmare: Russian Literary Theory, 1855-1870 2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691632742

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Esthetics as Nightmare: Russian Literary Theory, 1855-1870 2014, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691603407

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