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Eugene Onegin in the Age of Realism

Boris Gasparov

in Five Operas and a Symphony: Word and Music in Russian Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106503
eISBN:
9780300133165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106503.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines Pyotr Ilyich's opera Eugene Onegin, which is based on Alexander Pushkin's novel. It suggests that though there were criticisms on the opera's occasional mishandling of Pushkin's ... More


Introduction

Omri Moses

in Out of Character: Modernism, Vitalism, Psychic Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789141
eISBN:
9780804791236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789141.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introduction calls attention to situational and relational understandings of character that modernist writers developed in order to free their representations of people from the moralistic ... More


Zayde: A Spanish Romance

Marie-Madeleine Lafayette

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226468518
eISBN:
9780226468440
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226468440.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Standing at the critical juncture between traditional romance and early novelistic realism, Zayde is both the swan song of a literary tradition nearly two thousand years old and a harbinger of the ... More


The Tale of Genji as a Japanese and World Classic

Haruo Shirane

in Finding Wisdom in East Asian Classics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153973
eISBN:
9780231527194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153973.003.0017
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines The Tale of Genji or the Genji monogatari, written in the early eleventh century by a woman named Murasaki Shikibu. The title The Tale of Genji comes from the surname of the ... More


Spare, Modernist Perfection

Barbara Lounsberry

in Virginia Woolf's Modernist Path: Her Middle Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062952
eISBN:
9780813051833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062952.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Woolf appears in consummate command in her 1924 diary. She curbs her number of diary entries and brakes her previous need for praise. London supplies the motion she craves. As she finishes Mrs. ... More


Apology for the Woman Writing and Other Works

Marie le Jars de Gournay

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226305554
eISBN:
9780226305264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305264.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

During her lifetime, the gifted writer Marie le Jars de Gournay (1565–1645) was celebrated as one of the “seventy most famous women of all time” in Jean de la Forge's Circle of Learned Women (1663). ... More


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