Mapping St. Petersburg: Imperial Text and Cityshape

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Pushkin's palaces or Dostoevsky's slums? Many a modern-day visitor to St. Petersburg has one or, more likely, both of these images in mind when setting foot in this stage set-like setting for some of the world's most treasured literary masterpieces. What they overlook is the vast uncharted territory in between. In Mapping St. Petersburg , Julie Buckler traces the evolution of Russia's onetime capital from a "conceptual hierarchy" to a living cultural system--a topography expressed not only by the city's physical structures ...

Mapping St. Petersburg: Imperial Text and Cityshape 2007, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691130323

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Mapping St. Petersburg: Imperial Text and Cityshape 2005, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691113494

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