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Mapping St. Petersburg : imperial text and cityshape

Author: Julie A Buckler
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd printing, and 1st pbk prView all editions and formats
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Traces the evolution of Russia's onetime capital from a 'conceptual hierarchy' to a living cultural system. This book seeks to revise the literary monumentalization of St Petersburg - with Pushkin  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie A Buckler
ISBN: 0691113491 9780691113494 0691130329 9780691130323
OCLC Number: 254273641
Notes: Originally published: 2005.
Awards: Winner of MLA Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Studies in Slavic Languages and Literatures 2006
Description: 364 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten
Contents: ILLUSTRATIONS ix ACKNOWGEDMENTS xi INTRODUCTION 1 CHAPTER ONE: Petersburg Eclecticism, Part I: City as Text 27 CHAPTER TWO: Petersburg Eclecticism, Part II: Literary Form and Cityshape 61 CHAPTER THREE: Armchair Traveling: Russian Literary Guides to St. Petersburg 89 CHAPTER FOUR: Stories in Common: Urban Legends in St. Petersburg 116 CHAPTER FIVE: Literary Centers and Margins: Palaces, Dachas, Slums, and Industrial Outskirts 158 CHAPTER SIX: Meeting in the Middle: Provincial Visitors to St. Petersburg 195 CHAPTER SEVEN: The City's Memory: Public Graveyards and Textual Repositories 218 CHAPTER EIGHT: Timely Remembering and the Tricentennial Celebration 247 NOTES 253 BIBLPGRAPHY 321 INDEX 355
Responsibility: Julie A. Buckler.

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Winner of the 2005-06 Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Studies in Slavic Languages and Literatures "[Mapping St. Petersburg] challenges the enduring myth of the city's uniqueness by exploring its Read more...

 
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