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Authenticity and Fiction in the Russian Literary Journey, 1790-1840

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HARDCOVER

$81.50 • £65.95 • €73.50

ISBN 9780674002326

Publication Date: 07/14/2000

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304 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

1 halftone

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  • Introduction: The Daring to Travel and the Search for the Better
  • 1. Fashion and Genre: The Two Instigators
    • Radishchev’s Journey and the Taste of Necessity
    • Karamzin’s Journey and the Taste of Fiction
    • Words of Nature and the Nature of Words
  • 2. Ritual and Histrionics: Sentimental Views of Authenticity
    • On the Use and Abuse of Theatricality
    • The Travelogue as Ritual of Social Integration (Prince P. I. Shalikov)
    • The Travelogue as Ritual of Spiritual Elevation (V. A. Zhukovskii)
  • 3. Creating History: Presences and Absences
    • History Made Present (V. V. Izmailov)
    • The Paradox of the Naïve (K. N. Batiushkov)
    • The Presence of the History Writer (A. A. Bestuzhev-Marlinskii)
    • The Paradox of the Sentimental (I. M. Murav’ev-Apostol)
  • 4. The Space of Irony
    • Irony, Fragmentation, and the Tower of Babel (A. F. Vel’tman)
    • Baron Brambeus and the Ironies of Vulgar Traveling (O. I. Senkovskii)
    • Ironic Masks and the Struggle for the Self (A. S. Pushkin)
  • Conclusion: The Encumbered Gaze
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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