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SLAV2105
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Ideology and Imagination: Prose Literature in 19th Century Russia, 2017/18, Semester 1, 2
Yuliya Kazanova
y.kazanova@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

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Semester One

Pushkin, A. S. (2012) The Captain’s Daughter , trans. P. Debreczeny. London: Alma Classics.

Dostoevsky, F. M. (2013) The double , trans. H. Aplin. London: Alma Classics.

Dostoevsky, F. M. (1963) ‘Mr –bov and the Question of Art’ in Dostoevsky’s Occasional Writings , trans. D. Magarshack. New York: Random House.

Gogol, N. V. (1986) Dead souls : a poem , trans. G. Reavey, ed. G. Gibian. New York, London: Norton.

Belinsky, V. G. (1948) Letter to Gogol , http://www.marxists.org/subject/art/lit_crit/works/belinsky/gogol.htm

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Semester Two

Turgenev, I. S. On the eve : a novel , trans. C. Garnett.

Dobrolyubov, N. A. ‘What is Oblomovism? ’ Available online: https://www.amherst.edu/media/view/297815/original/Dobroliubov.pdf (Only accessible through Internet Explorer)

Goncharov, I. A. (2014) Oblomov , trans. S. Pearl. London: Alma Classics.

SLAV2105 only:

Tolstoy, L. N. (1995) What is art? trans. R. Pevear and L. Volokhonsky. Harmondsworth: Penguin.

Tolstoy, L. N. (2015) Hadji Murat trans. K. Zinovieff. London: Alma Classics.

Chekhov, A. P. (2008) Ward number six and other stories , trans. R. Hingley. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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Key general texts

Berlin, Isaiah. (1978) Russian Thinkers . London: Hogarth Press.

Jones, Malcolm and Miller, Robin Feuer, eds. (1998) The Cambridge Companion to the Classic Russian Novel . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Leatherbarrow, William and Offord, Derek, eds. (1987) A documentary history of Russian thought : from the Enlightenment to Marxism m . Ann Arbor: Ardis.

Simmons, E.J. (1965) Introduction to Russian realism . Bloomington: Indiana University Press.

Pushkin

Debreczeny, Paul (1983). The other Pushkin : a study of Alexander Pushkin's prose fiction . Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Mikkelson, Gerard (1973). ‘The Mythopoetic Element in Pushkin’s Historical Novel The Captain’s Daughter ’, Canadian-American Slavic Studies = Revue canadienne-américaine d'études slaves. , vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 296-313. Available online: http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/journals/10.1163/221023973x00029

Rikoun, Polina (2007). ‘Grinev the Trickster: Reading the Paradoxes of Pushkin’s ‘The Captain’s Daughter.’ The Slavic and East European journal. , vol. 51, no. 1, pp. 16-34.

Wachtel, Andrew (1994). ‘Incarnations of Intergeneric Dialogue in the Age of Pushkin’ in An obsession with history : Russian writers confront the past . Stanford: Stanford University Press. pp. 66-87.

Dostoevsky

Connolly, Julian (2013). ‘The Ethical Implications of Narrative Point of View in Dostoevsky’s The Double ’, Dostoevsky studies. , vol. 17, pp. 99-111.

Frank, Joseph (1976). Dostoevsky The Seeds of Revolt, 1821-1849 . London: Robson .

Gasperetti, David (1989). The Double : Dostoevskij’s Self-Effacing Narrative’, The Slavic and East European journal. , vol. 33, no. 2, pp. 217-234.

Jones, Malcolm (2005). Dostoyevsky after Bakhtin: Readings in Dostoyevsky’s Fantastic Realism . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Gogol

Bernstein, Lina (1994). Gogol's last book : the architectonics of Selected passages from correspondence with friends . Birmingham: Birmingham Slavonic Monographs.

Fusso, Susanne. (1993) Designing dead souls : an anatomy of disorder in Gogol . Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Maguire, Robert. (1994) Exploring Gogol . Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Peace, Richard (1981). The enigma of Gogol : an examination of the writings of N.V. Gogol and their place in the Russian literary tradition . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Woodward, James.  (1978) Gogol's Dead souls Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Turgenev

Freeborn, Richard (1960). Turgenev : the novelist's novelist : a study. . Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Pumpyansky, Lev (1989). ‘Turgenev’s Novels and the Novel On the Eve ’ in David Lowe (ed), Critical essays on Ivan Turgenev . Boston, MA: G.K.Hall, pp. 124-44.

Seeley, F. F. (1991). ‘The New Man and the New Woman: On the Eve ’ in Turgenev : a reading of his fiction . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Woodward, James (1990). Metaphysical conflict : a study of the major novels of Ivan Turgenev . Munich: Verlag Otto Sagne.

Dobrolyubov

Dobrolyubov, N. A. ‘When Will the Day Come? On the Eve , a Novel by I. S. Turgenev’ in Selected philosophical essays , trans. J. Fineberg. Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, pp. 389-441.

Kuhn, Alfred (1971). ‘Dobroliubov’s Critique of Oblomov : Polemics and Psychology’, Slavic review. , vo. 30, no. 1, pp. 93-109.

Yovchuk, M. (1948). ‘Introduction’ in N. A. Dobrolyubov, Selected philosophical essays , trans. J. Fineberg. Moscow: Foreign Languages Publishing House, pp. v-xlvi.

Goncharov

Diment, Galya, ed. (1998). Goncharov's Oblomov : a critical companion . Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press.

Ehre, Milton (1973). Oblomov and his creator : the life and art of Ivan Goncharov. . Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Peace, Richard (1991). Oblomov : a critical examination of Goncharov's novel Birmingham: Birminham Slavonic Monographs.

Rebel’, Galina (2013). ‘Oblomov and the Others’. Russian studies in literature , vol. 49, no. 4, pp. 8-37.

Tolstoy

Christian, R. F. (1969) Tolstoy: a critical introduction . London: Cambridge University Press.

Emerson, Caryl. (2002) ‘Tolstoy’s aesthetics’, in Orwin, Donna Tussing, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Tolstoy . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 237-51.

Heier, Edmund (1979). ‘ Hadji Murat in the Light of Tolstoy’s Moral and Aesthetic Theories’, Canadian Slavonic papers. , vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 324-35.

Mounce, H. O. (2001) Tolstoy on aesthetics : what is art? Aldershot: Ashgate

Woodward, James (1973). ‘Tolstoy’s Hadji Murat : The Evolution of its Theme and Structure’, The modern language review. , vol. 68, no. 4, pp. 870-82

Chekhov

Hahn, Beverley. (1977) Chekhov : a study of the major stories and plays s. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Rayfield, Donald. (1999) Understanding Chekhov : a critical study of Chekhov's prose and drama . Bristol Classical Press.

Wolff, Sally (1990). ‘The Wisdom of Pain in Chekhov’s Ward no. Six ’, Literature and medicine. , vol. 9, pp. 134-41.

This list was last updated on 22/09/2016