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Author: Lonny Harrison

Nights and elsewhere, descends in concrete ways from De Quincey’s opium eater. Moreover, both Alekseev and Ipatova posit that De Quincey’s character Anne of Oxford Street, the kind-hearted prostitute whom the narrator of Confessions credits with saving his life, is a conceptual model for an assortment

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In: The Dostoevsky Journal

the ‘closed’ text of the poetic genre to disintegrate, rendering discourse a space for conflicting languages and voices. Belinsky’s assertion, for a long time omnipotent (and therefore monologic), that “ Onegin [is] an encyclopaedia of Russian life,” 3 is corrected by Bakhtin, who claims that

In: The Dostoevsky Journal

surmising from the words and the forms of their organization the specific, living interrelations of the author with the world he depicts and entering into those interrelations as a third participant (the listener’s role). 34 This fragment from Discourse in Life and Discourse in Art does not

In: The Dostoevsky Journal
Author: Irene Zohrab

launches them into adult life with responsibilities that include sacrifice and inevitable death, albeit with the promise of an afterlife, at least in the memories of the living. The poetry of Hugh Clough (1819–1861), a former pupil of the school, is quoted repeatedly, especially from his volume Ambarvalia

In: The Dostoevsky Journal
Author: Merritt Moseley

’s alive. But that life is the life of maggots, I tell W., devouring the substance of the university from the inside, living on its rotting. exodus 111 To insist, now, that reading Lars Iyer’s novels is a rich and fascinating experience even for a fellow humanities professor, that reading them is

In: The Campus Novel
Author: Ewald Mengel

confront himself and his readers with something “bigger”: industry and economy. His intention was to compare campus life with the life “out there.” For the purpose of my essay I have selected two novelists and two novels that are apparently different from each other but also have a lot in common: John

In: The Campus Novel

outlook on life. Our early collectors held the words of the 18th-century German humanist Johann Gottfried Herder dear: “Songs are the archive of a nation, the treasure of its science and religion, its theogony and cosmology, its parents’ accomplishments and the events of its history, depicting the life of

In: Literary Canon Formation as Nation-Building in Central Europe and the Baltics

literature and nation was motivated by the arguments of both ethnic as well as civic nationalism. One of the first iterations of a theoretical formulation of the connection between “literature” and “nation” in Lithuania foresaw precisely this ambivalence. In 1816, in the Vilnius weekly newspaper Tygodnik

In: Literary Canon Formation as Nation-Building in Central Europe and the Baltics

’s speech to enable her to kill the Tzar. This speech includes all the elements defining the terrorism of that time: I will forfeit my place as [a] county’s scribe and go to Saint Petersburg to kill Emperor Alexander ii . Living in the village is useless. We will be unable to do anything in it until a

In: Russian Philosophy in the Twenty-First Century

-of-the-art railway technology and the ways of life linked with it crossed into a land inhabited by tribal hunter-gatherers. However, the Polish diplomat showed that cultural entanglements were rather limited. The railway worker in Symonolewicz’s story had been living in Northeast China for years, but was unable to

In: Images of China in Polish and Serbian Travel Writings (1720-1949)