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Conclusion

Katharine Hodgson

in Voicing the Soviet Experience: The Poetry of Ol′ga Berggol′ts

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262894
eISBN:
9780191734977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262894.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter presents some concluding thoughts. Part of the purpose of this study has been to recover a sense of the range and scope of the work of just one of the writers generally thought to be ... More


Introduction: Metafiction and Soviet Literature

David Shepherd

in Beyond Metafiction: Self-Consciousness in Soviet Literature

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198156666
eISBN:
9780191673221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198156666.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Criticism/Theory

This introduction chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about metafiction and self-consciousness in Soviet literature. Metafiction is a term used to refer to fictional writing which ... More


Beyond Metafiction: Self-Consciousness in Soviet Literature

David Shepherd

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198156666
eISBN:
9780191673221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198156666.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Criticism/Theory

Although metafiction has been the subject of much critical and theoretical writing, this is the first full-length study of its place in Soviet literature. Focusing on metafictional works by Leonid ... More


Reflecting on Fiction: Leonid Leonov

David Shepherd

in Beyond Metafiction: Self-Consciousness in Soviet Literature

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198156666
eISBN:
9780191673221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198156666.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the metafictional works of Soviet author Leonid Leonov. The River Sot, Leonov's third novel, was one of the earliest Soviet works in the theme of industrialization and it was ... More


Conclusion: Rewriting Literary History

David Shepherd

in Beyond Metafiction: Self-Consciousness in Soviet Literature

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198156666
eISBN:
9780191673221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198156666.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on Soviet metafiction. It suggests that Soviet metafiction compel readers to recognize that contexts are no less important than texts and discusses ... More


Discrowning the Writer: Konstantin Vaginov

David Shepherd

in Beyond Metafiction: Self-Consciousness in Soviet Literature

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198156666
eISBN:
9780191673221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198156666.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the metafictions of Soviet writer Konstantin Vaginov. The position of Vaginov in relation to the dominant literary trends in the 1920s is as marginal as Leonid Leonov's or ... More


“Let Us Learn from the Soviets”

Tatiana Gabroussenko

in Soldiers on the Cultural Front: Developments in the Early History of North Korean Literature and Literary Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833961
eISBN:
9780824870003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833961.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the Soviet intellectual influence on North Korean literature in the nascent years of North Korean Communism. It begins with a discussion of Soviet literature in Korea in the ... More


From Thaw to Freeze: Party History and Soviet Literature, 1956–57

Polly Jones

in Myth, Memory, Trauma: Rethinking the Stalinist Past in the Soviet Union, 1953-70

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300185126
eISBN:
9780300187212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185126.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines how the increasingly stricter limits in late 1956 and 1957 were negotiated and contested within two of the main professions shaping public memory: Soviet literature and party ... More


Knowing the Artist: Veniamin Kaverin

David Shepherd

in Beyond Metafiction: Self-Consciousness in Soviet Literature

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198156666
eISBN:
9780191673221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198156666.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the metafictional works of Soviet author Veniamin Kaverin. Kaverin was prominent in protesting publicly against the time-serving conformism or forced capitulation often ... More


Soviet Beginnings

in From Kabbalah to Class Struggle: Expressionism, Marxism, and Yiddish Literature in the Life and Work of Meir Wiener

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770071
eISBN:
9780804777254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770071.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

In 1926, Meir Wiener immigrated to the Soviet Union for economic and ideological reasons. While in Kiev, he worked as a research fellow at the Department for Jewish Proletarian Culture of the ... More


Introduction: The Fiery Revolutionaries Series and Late Soviet Culture

Polly Jones

in Revolution Rekindled: The Writers and Readers of Late Soviet Biography

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198804345
eISBN:
9780191842658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804345.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter introduces the ‘Fiery Revolutionaries’ (Plamennye revoliutsionery) series of over 150 biographies and historical novels, published by Politizdat throughout late socialism until the ... More


Re Reading, Rewriting

David Shepherd

in Beyond Metafiction: Self-Consciousness in Soviet Literature

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198156666
eISBN:
9780191673221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198156666.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the most important general issues raised by the analysis of several Soviet metafictions. These issues include the status of the author as grounding for critical discourse about ... More


Soviet Literature and Theory

in From Kabbalah to Class Struggle: Expressionism, Marxism, and Yiddish Literature in the Life and Work of Meir Wiener

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770071
eISBN:
9780804777254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770071.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Meir Wiener applied Marxism primarily as an analytical method in his historical studies of Yiddish literature and as an ideological worldview in his Soviet literary criticism. He sought to construct ... More


The Abrek in Soviet Chechen Literature

Rebecca Gould

in Writers and Rebels: The Literature of Insurgency in the Caucasus

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300200645
eISBN:
9780300220759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300200645.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

This chapter traces the emergence of the anticolonial bandit (abrek) in Chechen Soviet literature. Beyond mapping this institution onto its broader social context, it studies how the sanctification ... More


Facts versus Figures: Marietta Shaginyan

David Shepherd

in Beyond Metafiction: Self-Consciousness in Soviet Literature

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198156666
eISBN:
9780191673221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198156666.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Marietta Shaginyan's metafiction titled Kik. This short novel played a large part in installing and maintaining the perception of Shaginyan as a stolid, uncritical supported of ... More


Authors, Editors, and the Niches of Late Soviet Literature

Polly Jones

in Revolution Rekindled: The Writers and Readers of Late Soviet Biography

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198804345
eISBN:
9780191842658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804345.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

This chapter traces the formation and evolution of the ‘Fiery Revolutionaries’ community in the Brezhnev era from three points of view: of writers as they decided whether and how to collaborate with ... More


The Translation of Soviet Literature: John Rodker and PresLit

Ian Patterson

in Russia in Britain, 1880-1940: From Melodrama to Modernism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199660865
eISBN:
9780191757761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660865.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

In 1933, John Rodker became the London agent for the official Soviet literary agency, the Press and Publisher Literary Service (PresLit). Until 1939 he was engaged with finding publishers for Soviet ... More


Revolution Rekindled: The Writers and Readers of Late Soviet Biography

Polly Jones

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198804345
eISBN:
9780191842658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804345.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

A major late Soviet initiative, the ‘Fiery Revolutionaries’ (Plamennye revoliutsionery) series, was launched to rekindle popular enthusiasm for the revolution, eventually giving rise to over 150 ... More


Conclusion: Soldiers on the Cultural Front versus Engineers of the Human Soul

Tatiana Gabroussenko

in Soldiers on the Cultural Front: Developments in the Early History of North Korean Literature and Literary Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833961
eISBN:
9780824870003
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833961.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's major findings and reconsiders the commonalties and specifics of North Korean literature in comparison with the Soviet model. It discusses the newly born ... More


Introduction: The shape of the period

Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, and Stephanie Sandler

in A History of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199663941
eISBN:
9780191770463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663941.003.0031
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Part V explores the relationship between the dramatic history of the twentieth century and the transformations of Russian literary culture and poetics, arguing that the story is one of unexpected ... More


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