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Discontinuous Discourses in Modern Russian Literature

Michael Makin, Catriona Kelly, David Shepherd, Dominique de Rambures - 1989 - Literary Criticism - Limited preview

A History of Russian Literature from Its Beginnings to 1900

Prince D. S. Mirsky, Francis James Whitfield - 1958 - Literary Criticism - Limited preview
Russian literature has always been inseparable from Russian history. D. S. Mirsky constantly keeps in mind the ever-colorful and ever-changing aspects of the one in discussing the other. Sound in judgment, luminescent, and exquisitely written ...

A History of Russian Theatre

Robert Leach, Victor Borovsky - 1999 - Drama - Limited preview
Written by an international team of experts, this book brings together the fruits of recent research into all areas of Russian theatre history. Of particular interest are the chapters written by senior Russian academics, who not only reveal ...

Histoire du rire et de la dérision

Georges Minois - 2000 - History - No preview available
Le rire est une vertu que Dieu a donnée aux hommes pour les consoler d'être intelligents, disait Marcel Pagnol. Une vertu qui a plus de deux mille ans, comme en témoignent les recueils d'histoires drôles dont Grecs et Romains étaient déjà friands ...

Entertaining Tsarist Russia: Tales, Songs, Plays, Movies, Jokes, Ads, and ...

James Von Geldern, Louise McReynolds - 1998 - History - Limited preview
This anthology introduces readers to Tsarist Russia's emerging popular and commercial urban culture and the individuals and groups that produced and consumed it. The selections translated here illustrate in colorful detail how the experiences and ...

Русские народные картинки и гравированные книжицы. 1629-1885

Пьер-Луи Дюшартр - 2017 - Education - Limited preview
Пьер-Луи Дюшартр, французский этнограф, коллекционер, знаток и ценитель народного творчества разных стран, прослеживает в своей книге историю зарождения, развития и бытования лубочной картинки в России. Опираясь на труды русских исследователей ...

Theatre and State in France, 1760-1905

Frederic William John Hemmings - 1994 - Drama - Limited preview
Relations between theatre and state were seldom more fraught in France than in this period. F. W. J. Hemmings traces the vicissitudes of this perennial conflict.

Neues Marionetten-Theater: nach italienischen, spanischen ..., Volume 1

Christoph Wargas - 1826 - Full view

La Russie pendant les guerres de l'Empire (1805-1815): souvenirs ..., Volume 2

Armand Domergue - 1835 - Russia - Full view

The Shows of London

Richard Daniel Altick - 1978 - History - Limited preview
An examination of London exhibitions as they evolved from displays of relics in pre-Reformation churches, through the collections of eighteenth-century virtuosi, to the first science museums and public galleries of the mid-Victorian period ...