Russomania : Russian culture and the creation of British modernism, 1881-1922 (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Russomania : Russian culture and the creation of British modernism, 1881-1922

Author: Rebecca Beasley
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The book provides a new account of modernist literature's emergence in Britain. British writers played a central role in the dissemination of Russian literature and culture during the early twentieth century, and their writing was transformed by the encounter. This study restores the thick history of that moment, by analyzing networks of dissemination and reception to recover the role of neglected aswell as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Beasley, Rebecca.
Russomania.
Oxford : Oxford University Press USA - OSO, 2020
(OCoLC)1147271384
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Beasley
ISBN: 9780198802129 0198802129
OCLC Number: 1153973718
Awards: Winner of Winner, BASEES Womens Forum Prize 2022.
Description: xvi, 533 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction1: Modern Worlds, Simple LivesInterchapter 1: The Whitechapel Group2: Aspects of the Novel: The English Review, the Anglo-Russian Convention, and ImpressionismInterchapter 2: 'The New Spirit' in Theatre3: War Work: Propaganda, Translation, CivilizationInterchapter 3: Modern Languages4: Against the Machine: Imagists, Symbolists, Journalists, Diplomats, and SpiesConclusion: A Different Modern
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A new account of modernist literature's emergence in Britain that attends to the role played by British writers in the dissemination of Russian literature and culture during the early twentieth  Read more...

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I have nothing butvadmiration for the scope and ambition of Rebecca Beasley's study, as well as for the meticulous and exhaustive research that lies at its foundation. * Galya Diment, The Wellsian * Read more...

 
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