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Epic and the Russian novel

Frederick T. Griffiths

Epic and the Russian novel

from Gogol to Pasternak

by Frederick T. Griffiths

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Published by Academic Studies Press in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russian Epic literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Russian fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementFrederick T. Griffiths and Stanley J. Rabinowitz
    SeriesStudies in Russian and Slavic literatures, cultures and history
    ContributionsRabinowitz, Stanley J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG3098.E65 G75 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24808962M
    ISBN 109781936235537
    LC Control Number2011006283


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