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Border crossings : the West and Russian identity in Soviet literature, 1917-1934 / Carol Avins.


Berkeley : University of California Press, [1983] .
ISBN 0520042336, 9780520042339

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Subjects Europe -- In literature.
Europe.
Letterkunde.
Literatur.
Literature.
Nationalbewusstsein.
Russian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Russian literature.
Russisch.
Sowjetunion.
United States -- In literature.
United States.
Westliche Welt (Motiv)
Westliche Welt.
Description xiii, 204 pages ; 23 cm
Copyright Date [1983]
©1983
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents part 1. Russia and the West in transition: 1. The open sea: Preserving unity with the West -- Osip Mandelstam, "Chaadaev" (1915) and "On the nature of the word" (1922) -- 2. The barbarian lyre: Challenging the West -- Aleksandr Blok, "The Scythians" (1918) -- 3. Ice and icon: Spengler in Russia -- Boris Pilniak, "The third capital" (1923) -- 4. Marxism and magic: Fantastic transitions -- Vladimir Mayakovsky, "150,000,000" (1920) -- Marietta Shaginian, Mess-mend or a Yankee in Petrograd" (1924) -- 5. Wandering toward the future: Russian and Western illusions -- Andrei Platonov, "The hurdy-gurdy (1932-35) -- pt. 2. Emigration: the single crossing: 6. The loss of home: Mikhail Bulgakov, Flight (1926-28) -- Boris Pilniak, "The old cheese" (1923) -- 7. The artist, I: Emigration and metaphor -- Viktor Shklovsky, Zoo, or Letters not about love (1923) -- 8. The artist, II: Emigration and melodrama -- Iurii Olesha, A list of assets (1931) -- pt. 3. There and back: Russian travelers and the West: 9. The unaligned traveler: Ilya Ehrenburg, Julio Jurenito (1922) -- 10. Europe imagined: The lure of the foreign -- Isaac babel, "Italian sunshine" (1924) -- 11. Writers abroad: The role of Soviet traveler -- 12. Narrowed borders: Osip Mandelstam, "Journey to Armenia" (1933) -- pt. 4. The foreign presence: 13. Defining the native: Konstantin Fedin, Cities and years (1924) -- 14. Progress and the West: Veniamin Kaverin, "Engineer shvarts" (1923) -- Andrei Platonov, "The Epifan Locks" (1927) -- Valentin Kataev, Time, forward! (1932) -- 15. Violating Russia's borders: Mikhail Bulgakov, The master and Margarita (1928-40) -- Afterword: The first decades and beyond.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Russia (Federation)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7978150
(OCoLC)ocm07978150
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Avins, Carol.
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