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Anthology of Russian Literature from Earliest Writings to Modern Fiction : Introduction to a Culture - 96 edition

Anthology of Russian Literature from Earliest Writings to Modern Fiction : Introduction to a Culture (ISBN10: 1563244225; ISBN13: 9781563244223)
ISBN13: 978-1563244223
ISBN10: 1563244225

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-1563244216
ISBN10: 1563244217

Summary: This innovative classroom anthology of tales and stories, poems, and excerpts from novels and plays, from The Igor Tale to Village Prose, illuminates the core themes of Russian civilization. The editor's introductions to each chronologically and topically organized section locate the texts and describe their repercussions over time and their resonances in the arts--in Rublev's icons, Mussorgsky's operas, Prokofiev's symphonies, Fokine's choreography, Meyerhold's thea
ter, Kandinsky's paintings, Tarkovsky's films. Individual readings are supported by annotations and guides to resources that will be of enormous practical use for instructors who wish to bring music and film into the classroom. The reader is intended for use in courses in Russian literature, arts, culture, and civilization, as well as comparative courses.
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Summary: This innovative classroom anthology of tales and stories, poems, and excerpts from novels and plays, from The Igor Tale to Village Prose, illuminates the core themes of Russian civilization. The editor's introductions to each chronologically and topically organized section locate the texts and describe their repercussions over time and their resonances in the arts--in Rublev's icons, Mussorgsky's operas, Prokofiev's symphonies, Fokine's choreography, Meyerhold's theater, Kandinsky's paintings, Tarkovsky's films. Individual readings are supported by annotations and guides to resources that will be of enormous practical use for instructors who wish to bring music and film into the classroom. The reader is intended for use in courses in Russian literature, arts, culture, and civilization, as well as comparative courses.
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Edition/Copyright: 96
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe, Inc.
Year Published: 1996
International: No

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