Plotting History: The Russian Historical Novel in the Imperial Age

by

Write The First Customer Review

Balanced precariously between fact and fiction, the historical novel is often viewed with suspicion. Some have attacked it as a mongrel form, a bastard son born of history s flagrant adultery with imagination. Yet it includes some of the most celebrated achievements of Russian literature, with Alexander Pushkin, Nikolai Gogol, Leo Tolstoy, and scores of other writers contributing to this tradition. Dan Ungurianu s Plotting History traces the development of the Russian historical novel from its inception in the romantic ...

Plotting History: The Russian Historical Novel in the Imperial Age 2007, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299225001

Hardcover

Select