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Beyond metafiction : self-consciousness in Soviet literature

Author: David Shepherd
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book

A study of metafiction - fiction in which an important theme is its own fictional status - in Soviet literature. It questions previous treatments of metafiction and suggests a framework for new  Read more...


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Named Person: Veniamin A Kaverin; Leonid M Leonov; Mariėtta S Šaginjan; Konstantin K Vaginov
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Shepherd
ISBN: 0198156669 9780198156666
OCLC Number: 231484138
Notes: Zugl.: Manchester, Univ., Diss., 1990.
Description: XII, 260 Seiten
Contents: Metafiction and Soviet literature; reflecting on fiction - Leonid Leonov; facts versus figures - Marietta Shaginyan; discrowning the writer - Konstantin Vaginov; knowing the artist - Veniamin Kaverin; re-reading, rewriting; rewriting literary history.
Responsibility: David Shepherd.


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