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From the 1930s to the Present

Roger Keys

in The Reluctant Modernist: Andrei Belyi and the Development of Russian Fiction, 1902-1914

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151609
eISBN:
9780191672767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151609.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

From the middle of the 1930s to the mid-1950s, there was a scarcity of articles devoted to criticism of Symbolist literature, particularly in the Soviet Union. Russian Symbolism was dismissed as an ... More


Criticism and Fiction before 1918

Roger Keys

in The Reluctant Modernist: Andrei Belyi and the Development of Russian Fiction, 1902-1914

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151609
eISBN:
9780191672767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151609.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter focuses on prose fiction produced during the Symbolist period and the degree of criticism which it encountered at the time. It also considers Andrei Belyi's negative appraisal of ... More


The Golden Cockerel, Censored and Uncensored

Simon Morrison

in Rimsky-Korsakov and His World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182711
eISBN:
9780691185514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182711.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter addresses two contrasting aspects of The Golden Cockerel: its political provocativeness, which leads to a censorship saga, but also the attraction of the music and the mystery of the ... More


The Reluctant Modernist: Andrei Belyi and the Development of Russian Fiction, 1902-1914

Roger Keys

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151609
eISBN:
9780191672767
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151609.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

Andrei Belyi (1880–1934) is generally regarded as the greatest and most influential prose-writer to emerge from the Symbolist movement in Russia at the turn of the 20th century. His early prose ... More


The Symbolist ‘Turn to Prose’

Roger Keys

in The Reluctant Modernist: Andrei Belyi and the Development of Russian Fiction, 1902-1914

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151609
eISBN:
9780191672767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151609.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, European Literature

This chapter discusses the development of artistic prose in Russia during the first decade and a half of the 20th century. It looks at the development of the Symbolist movement and describes how the ... More


‘Shining in Modest Glory’: Post‐Romantic Strains in Kavanagh, Heaney, Mahon, Carson, and Others

Michael O'Neill

in The All-Sustaining Air: Romantic Legacies and Renewals in British, American, and Irish Poetry since 1900

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199299287
eISBN:
9780191715099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199299287.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The chapter's sub-title employs a pun in ‘strains’ — meaning poetic music and tensions — to suggest the divided but productive use to which Romantic poetry is put in the work of 20th- and ... More


“Un Présent Parfait”: The Year in Review

Nancy Duvall Hargrove

in T. S. Eliot’s Parisian Year

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034010
eISBN:
9780813039367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034010.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In spite of his mother's disapproval of him wanting to move to Paris, Eliot was nonetheless able to live there during the academic year following his graduation. One of the main influences in Eliot's ... More


Conclusion

Simon Morrison

in Russian Opera and the Symbolist Movement

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229433
eISBN:
9780520927261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229433.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Clashing with the material aspirations of the Bolsheviks, the post-revolution period led a to a sorrowful and fatigued conclusion of the Symbolist movement. Objectively, it led to either an ... More


St. George

Robert E. Lerner

in Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183022
eISBN:
9781400882922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183022.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on poet Stefan George (1868–1933). George was one of Germany's dominant cultural figures in the first third of the twentieth century. Some critics rank his poetry next to that of ... More


The Sun-Sounding Scythian: Prokofiev’s Musical Interpretations of Russian Silver Age Poetry

Polina Dimova

in Rethinking Prokofiev

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190670764
eISBN:
9780190670801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190670764.003.0009
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter examines the relationships between Prokofiev’s early music and the poets that inspired him. Guided by Konstantin Balmont’s poetic characterization of him in the early 1920s as a ... More


Elusive Qualities in Poetry, Receptivity, and Neural Correlates

Reuven Tsur

in Expressive Minds and Artistic Creations: Studies in Cognitive Poetics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190457747
eISBN:
9780190457761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190457747.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Arnheim’s terms “actively organizing mind” and “passively receiving mind” can usefully be applied in practical criticism to suggest the significance of poetic structures as described by more concrete ... More


The Language of Politics in Symbolist and Decadent Polemic

Patrick McGuinness

in Poetry and Radical Politics in fin de siècle France: From Anarchism to Action française

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198706106
eISBN:
9780191798207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706106.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

The chapter examines Anatole Baju’s important decadent magazine Le Décadent, and its politics in the context of the 1880s, when the divisions between left and right are hard to fathom. Le Décadent ... More


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