Romanov riches : Russian writers and artists under the tsars (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Romanov riches : Russian writers and artists under the tsars

Author: Solomon Volkov
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Analyzes the Russian royal family's distorted relationship with art throughout three centuries, providing coverage of such topics as how the poet Pushkin shared a power struggle with Alexander I and how Dostoevsky transitioned from a monarchy supporter to the tsarist cause.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Biography
Named Person: House of Romanov; House of Romanov; House of Romanov
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Solomon Volkov
ISBN: 9780307270634 0307270637
OCLC Number: 762276572
Notes: "Translation is from an unpublished manuscript"--Title page verso.
"Published in ... Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto"--Title page verso.
"This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
Description: xi, 274 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The first Romanovs : from Tsar Mikhail to Peter I --
Kantemir, Lomonosov, and Barkov --
Catherine the Great and the culture of her era --
Paul I and Alexander I; Karamzin and Zhukovsky --
Alexander I, Zhukovsky, and young Pushkin --
Nicholas I and Pushkin --
Lermontov and Bruillov --
Gogol, Ivanov, and the end of the Nicholas I era --
Alexander II, Tolstoy, Turgenev, and Dostoevsky --
Herzen, Tolstoy, and the women's issue --
Tchaikovsky and homosexuality in imperial Russia --
Dostoevsky and the Romanovs --
Alexander III, the Wanderers, and Mussorgsky --
Nicholas II and Lenin as art connoisseurs.
Responsibility: Solomon Volkov ; translated from the Russian by Antonina W. Bouis.

Abstract:

Analyzes the Russian royal family's distorted relationship with art throughout three centuries, providing coverage of such topics as how the poet Pushkin shared a power struggle with Alexander I and how Dostoevsky transitioned from a monarchy supporter to the tsarist cause.

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