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Aleksandr Griboedov's Woe from wit : a commentary and translation

Author: Грибоедов, Александр Сергеевич, ; Mary Hobson; Aleksandr Sergeyevich Griboyedov
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2005.
Series: Studies in Slavic language and literature, v. 25.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Seeks to account for the disparity between Aleksander Griboedov's "Woe from Wit" and his other works, by examining his plays and poems, letters and travel notes, the memoirs of his contemporaries,  Read more...

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Hobson, Mary, 1926-
Aleksandr Griboedov's Woe from wit.
Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)607251795
Named Person: Aleksandr Sergeyevich Griboyedov
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Грибоедов, Александр Сергеевич, ; Mary Hobson; Aleksandr Sergeyevich Griboyedov
ISBN: 0773461469 9780773461468
OCLC Number: 59360208
Description: xxviii, 612 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements; Preface by Professor Arnold McMillin; Introduction; Griboedov's Woe from Wit: Translation - Acts I-IV; Griboedov's Woe from Wit: Commentary; 1. Rhyme and Reason: a Marriage of Convenience; 2. 'Criticism and Anti-Criticism': Writing as a Weapon; 3. Collaboration; 4. St. Petersburg and Moscow: Last Impressions; 5. The Prophet without Honour; 6. A Poem of the Utmost Significance; 7. The Play We Have; 8. Duality and Opposition; 9. A Perfectly Natural Misunderstanding; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Studies in Slavic language and literature, v. 25.
Other Titles: Woe from wit
Responsibility: Mary Hobson.

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