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All Future Plunges to the PastJames Joyce in Russian Literature

All Future Plunges to the Past: James Joyce in Russian Literature

José Vergara

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501759901
eISBN:
9781501759925
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501759901.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book explores how Russian writers from the mid-1920s on have read and responded to Joyce's work. The book uncovers the many roles Joyce has occupied in Russia over the last century, ... More

The Ends of Meter in Modern Japanese PoetryTranslation and Form

The Ends of Meter in Modern Japanese Poetry: Translation and Form

Scott Mehl

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501761171
eISBN:
9781501761195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501761171.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This book analyzes the complex response of Meiji-era Japanese poets and readers to the challenge introduced by European verse and the resulting crisis in Japanese poetry. Amidst fierce competition ... More

Erna Brodber and Velma PollardFolklore and Culture in Jamaica

Erna Brodber and Velma Pollard: Folklore and Culture in Jamaica

Violet Harrington Bryan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781496836205
eISBN:
9781496836250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496836205.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Velma Pollard and Erna Brodber, two sister-writers born and raised in Jamaica, recreate imagined and lived homelands in their literature by commemorating the history, culture, and religion of the ... More

Faces of the InfiniteNeoplatonism and Poetry at the Confluence of Africa, Asia and Europe

Faces of the Infinite: Neoplatonism and Poetry at the Confluence of Africa, Asia and Europe

Stefan Sperl and Yorgos Dedes (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780197267257
eISBN:
9780191965081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197267257.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This pioneering volume provides the first comparative overview of the interface between Neoplatonism and poetry in the greater Mediterranean, from Late Antiquity to the present day. The introductory ... More

The Image of Christ in Russian LiteratureDostoevsky, Tolstoy, Bulgakov, Pasternak

The Image of Christ in Russian Literature: Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Bulgakov, Pasternak

John Givens

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780875807799
eISBN:
9781501757792
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780875807799.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Vladimir Nabokov complained about the number of Dostoevsky's characters “sinning their way to Jesus.” In truth, Christ is an elusive figure not only in Dostoevsky's novels, but in Russian literature ... More

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