Coverart for item
The Resource Russian writers and the Fin de Siècle : the twilight of realism, edited by Katherine Bowers and Ani Kokobobo

Russian writers and the Fin de Siècle : the twilight of realism, edited by Katherine Bowers and Ani Kokobobo

Label
Russian writers and the Fin de Siècle : the twilight of realism
Title
Russian writers and the Fin de Siècle
Title remainder
the twilight of realism
Statement of responsibility
edited by Katherine Bowers and Ani Kokobobo
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that the gloomy mood associated with degeneration theory, biodeterminism, Freudian psychoanalysis, and apocalypticism in Europe had appeared in works by Turgenev, Dostoevsky, and Tolstoy well before the end of the 19th century
Cataloging source
CDX
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bowers, Katherine,
  • Kokobobo, Ani,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Russian literature
  • Realism in literature
  • Decadence in literature
Label
Russian writers and the Fin de Siècle : the twilight of realism, edited by Katherine Bowers and Ani Kokobobo
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the fin-de-siec̀le mood in Russian literature / Ani Kokobobo and Katherine Bowers -- Anxieties of disintegration. The Russian rougon-Macquart : degeneration and biological determinism in The Golovlev family / Kate Holland ; The hiding places of the self in Dostoevsky's Adolescent / Yuri Corrigan ; A childhood's garden of despair : Dostoevsky and "A boy at Christ's Christmas party" / Robin Feuer Miller ; The railway and the elemental force : slavophilism, pan-slavism, and apocalyptic anxieties in Anna Karenina / Alexander Burry and S. Ceilidh Orr -- Destabilizing gender and sexuality. "Mister Russian beast" : civilization's discontents in Turgenev / Emma Lieber ; Masculine degeneration in Dostoevsky's Demons / Connor Doak ; The burden of superfluity : reconsidering female heroism in Chekhov's The seagull / Jenny Kaminer -- Generic experimentation and hybridity. The fall of the house : Gothic narrative and the decline of the Russian family / Katherine Bowers ; Corpses of desire and convention : Tolstoy's and Artsybashev's grotesque realism / Ani Kokobobo ; The little man in the overcoat : Gogol and Krzhizhanovsky / Muireann Maguire ; Icons, eclipses, and stepping off the train : Vladimir Korolenko and the ocherk / Jane Costlow -- Facing death and decay. Decadent ecosystems in Uncle Vanya : a chorographic mediation / Thomas Newlin ; The mute body : Leonid Andreev's abject realism / Edith W. Clowes ; The thinking oyster : Turgenev's "drama of dying" as the decay of Russian realism / Ilya Vinitsky -- Afterword : on the potential of ends / Caryl Emerson
Control code
913198997
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 304 pages
Isbn
9781107073210
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Bates: Jane Costlow, member of the Bates College Faculty
Other physical details
illustrations;
System control number
(OCoLC)913198997
Label
Russian writers and the Fin de Siècle : the twilight of realism, edited by Katherine Bowers and Ani Kokobobo
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the fin-de-siec̀le mood in Russian literature / Ani Kokobobo and Katherine Bowers -- Anxieties of disintegration. The Russian rougon-Macquart : degeneration and biological determinism in The Golovlev family / Kate Holland ; The hiding places of the self in Dostoevsky's Adolescent / Yuri Corrigan ; A childhood's garden of despair : Dostoevsky and "A boy at Christ's Christmas party" / Robin Feuer Miller ; The railway and the elemental force : slavophilism, pan-slavism, and apocalyptic anxieties in Anna Karenina / Alexander Burry and S. Ceilidh Orr -- Destabilizing gender and sexuality. "Mister Russian beast" : civilization's discontents in Turgenev / Emma Lieber ; Masculine degeneration in Dostoevsky's Demons / Connor Doak ; The burden of superfluity : reconsidering female heroism in Chekhov's The seagull / Jenny Kaminer -- Generic experimentation and hybridity. The fall of the house : Gothic narrative and the decline of the Russian family / Katherine Bowers ; Corpses of desire and convention : Tolstoy's and Artsybashev's grotesque realism / Ani Kokobobo ; The little man in the overcoat : Gogol and Krzhizhanovsky / Muireann Maguire ; Icons, eclipses, and stepping off the train : Vladimir Korolenko and the ocherk / Jane Costlow -- Facing death and decay. Decadent ecosystems in Uncle Vanya : a chorographic mediation / Thomas Newlin ; The mute body : Leonid Andreev's abject realism / Edith W. Clowes ; The thinking oyster : Turgenev's "drama of dying" as the decay of Russian realism / Ilya Vinitsky -- Afterword : on the potential of ends / Caryl Emerson
Control code
913198997
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 304 pages
Isbn
9781107073210
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Bates: Jane Costlow, member of the Bates College Faculty
Other physical details
illustrations;
System control number
(OCoLC)913198997

Library Locations

    • Bowdoin College LibraryBorrow it
      3000 College Station, Brunswick, ME, 04011-8421, US
      43.907093 -69.963997