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Literature Companion: War and Peace By History World
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The story revolves around the period of the French invasion of Russia. It also shows the effect of the Napoleonic era on Tsarist society in Russia. All this is presented through the perspectives of... More > five Russian Aristocratic families. The story opens in 1805. The opening scene is set in St. Peters-burg, a Russian city. Napoleon has just begun his Western European conquest and its effect is clearly felt in Russia. There is an atmosphere of fear. Literature Companion: War and Peace Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Summary Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Book One Book Two Book Three Book Four Book Five Book Six Book Seven Book Eight Book Nine Book Ten Book Eleven Book Twelve Book Thirteen Book Fourteen Book Fifteen First Epilogue Second Epilogue Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Help: Fathers and Sons By Students' Academy
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Besides telling about the Russian history, the novel tells a lot about people in Russia and society in general. Both Radicals and Conservatives wanted to establish their views about the novel, but... More > neither of them was successful. Ivan Turgenev did not agree with the either of the views. According to the author, he tried to depict the lives of his characters as carefully as he could and he had never intended to send a political message through this novel. Literature Help: Fathers and Sons Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Major Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Help: Uncle Vanya By Students’ Academy
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“Uncle Vanya” by one of the most admired Russian playwright Anton Chekov was first published in 1897. The play was first premiered in 1899 at the Moscow Art Theatre. The play was... More > directed by Konstantin Stanislavski. “Uncle Vanya” is a very detailed reworking of Chekhov’s earlier major work “The Wood Demon.” In this way it becomes a very unique play. In this reworked play, the author has reduced the cast list from almost two dozen down to only nine. He has also changed the climatic suicide of “The Wood Demon” into the famous failed homicide of Uncle Vanya. Literature Help: Uncle Vanya Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Plot Summary Act One Act Two Act Three Act Four Chapter Five: Critical Analysis< Less
Literature Help: Lolita By Students’ Academy
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"Lolita" by Vladimir Nabokov was first published in Paris in the year 1955. It is said to be one of the most significant works of the author. The book was later published in New York in the... More > year 1958. Vladimir Nabokov translated the novel from Russian to English by himself. Since the book has a very controversial subject, it remained in discussion among literary circles for many decades all over the world. The story is told by Humbert, the protagonist and narrator of the novel. It is the story of seduction, sex, incest, and child abuse, but it is also said to be one of the finest piece of literature. Lolita is the pet name given to a twelve years old girl Dolores Haze by her stepfather Humbert, who in the due course rapes her and continues to have sex with her for two years. It is a tragicomedy with detailed descriptions of events and setting.< Less
Russian Dystopia: Evgenii Zamiatin's We By Brock Stimson
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Critical analysis of 1924 dystopian novel in terms of dialecticalism. Evgenii Zamiatin's work is a lens through which the issues pertaining to utopian literature can be examined. Zamiatin... More > established the cultural coordinates of dystopia in imaginative literature. Among the virtues of Zamiatin's novel are the tropes later to be found in the dystopian works following in the wake of Zamiatin. The dialectical perspective on We reflects the author's intent and also the reason that We is the essential 20th century dystopia - in that the same dialectical process motivated the creation of the Soviet Union.< Less
Russian Dystopia: Evgenii Zamiatin's We By Brock Stimson
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Critical analysis of 1924 dystopian novel in terms of dialecticalism. Evgenii Zamiatin’s work is a lens through which the issues pertaining to utopian literature can be examined. Zamiatin... More > established the cultural coordinates of dystopia in imaginative literature. Among the virtues of Zamiatin's novel are the tropes later to be found in the dystopian works following in the wake of Zamiatin. The dialectical perspective on We reflects the author’s intent and also the reason that We is the essential 20th century dystopia — in that the same dialectical process motivated the creation of the Soviet Union.< Less
Russian Dystopia: Evgenii Zamiatin's We By Brock Stimson
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Critical analysis of 1924 dystopian novel in terms of dialecticalism. Evgenii Zamiatin’s work is a lens through which the issues pertaining to utopian literature can be examined. Zamiatin... More > established the cultural coordinates of dystopia in imaginative literature. Among the virtues of Zamiatin's novel are the tropes later to be found in the dystopian works following in the wake of Zamiatin. The dialectical perspective on We reflects the author’s intent and also the reason that We is the essential 20th century dystopia — in that the same dialectical process motivated the creation of the Soviet Union.< Less
NOT TO PERISH: The Articles of an American Professor of Russian By Alicia C. Baehr et al.
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As the co-authors present 13 of American Prof. of Russian Lee B. Croft's scholarly articles (in English with Russian examples), the articles fascinate as they advance the reader's knowledge of:... More > glossolalia, poetic decipherment and translation, language philosophy and psychology, linguistic iconicity and language universals, an American Nobel-laureate scientist's inspiration, literary pornography, pervasive triplicity, spontaneous human combustion, and polylingual alphamagic squares.< Less
NOT TO PERISH: Articles by an American Professor of Russian By Lee B. Croft et al.
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As the co-authors present 13 of American Prof. of Russian Lee B. Croft's scholarly articles (in English with Russian examples), the articles fascinate as they advance the reader's knowledge of:... More > glossolalia, poetic decipherment and translation, language philosophy and psychology, linguistic iconicity and language universals, an American Nobel-laureate scientist's inspiration, literary pornography, pervasive triplicity, spontaneous human combustion and polylingual alphamagic squares.< Less
NOT TO PERISH: The Articles of an American Professor of Russian By Lee B. Croft et al.
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As the co-authors present 13 of American Prof. of Russian Lee B. Croft's scholarly articles (in English with Russian examples), the articles fascinate as they advance the reader's knowledge of:... More > glossolalia, poetic decipherment and translation, language philosophy and psychology, linguistic iconicity and language universals, an American Nobel-laureate scientist's inspiration, literary pornography, pervasive triplicity, spontaneous human combustion, and polylingual alphamagic squares.< Less

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