Terrible Perfection: Women and Russian Literature

Terrible Perfection: Women and Russian Literature

By: Barbara Heldt (author)Hardback

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... the first thorough-going feminist study of Russian literature." -The Slavonic Review ... a ground-breaking book.... Written with verve and wit... a pleasure to read." -Slavic Review

Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction Part I. The Fictions of Russian Men 1. The Russian Heroine: Where to Find Her and Where Not to 2. Misogny and the Power of Silence 3. Tolstoy's Path toward Feminism 4. Woman Is Everywhere Passive: Chekhov and the Century's End Part II. Women's Autobiography in Russia 5. Public and Private Lives 6. Mothers and Daughters 7. The Emerging Writer Part III. Women's Poetry in Russia 8. From Folklore through the Nineteenth Century 9. Four Modern Women Poets Conclusions....and Continuations Notes Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780253358387
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780253358387
  • weight: 32
  • ISBN10: 0253358388

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