A Readers Guide to Andrei Bely’s Petersburg Kindle


A Readers Guide to Andrei Bely’s Petersburg Andrei Bely's 1913 masterwork Petersburg is widely regarded as the most important Russian novel of the twentieth century Vladimir Nabokov ranked it with James Joyce's Ulysses Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis and Marcel Proust's In Search of Lost Time Few artistic works created before the First World War encapsulate and articulate the sensibility ideas phobias and aspirations of Russian and transnational modernism as comprehensivelyBely expected his audience to participate in unraveling the work's many meanings narrative strains and patterns of details In their essays the contributors clarify these complexities summarize the intellectual and artistic contexts that informed Petersburg's creation and reception and review the interpretive possibilities contained in the novel This volume will aid a broad audience of Anglophone readers in understanding and appreciating Petersburg

  • Hardcover
  • 248 pages
  • A Readers Guide to Andrei Bely’s Petersburg
  • Leonid Livak
  • 12 December 2016
  • 9780299319304

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