Life is elsewhere : symbolic geography in the Russian provinces, 1800-1917 / Anne Lounsbery.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks; NIU series in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian studies.Publisher: Ithaca : Northern Illinois University Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2019Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781501747946; 1501747940; 1501747932; 9781501747939.Subject(s): Country life in literature | Regionalism in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Life is elsewhereDDC classification: 891.70039372 LOC classification: PG2987.C68Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Geography, history, trope : facts on the ground -- Before the provinces : pastoral and anti-pastoral in Pushkin's countryside inventing provincial backwardness, or, "Everything is barbarous and horrid" (Herzen, Sollogub, and others) -- "This is Paris itself!" : Gogol in the town of N -- "I do beg of you, wait, and compare!" : Goncharov, Belinsky, and provincial taste -- Back home : the provincial lives of Turgenev's cosmopolitans -- Transcendence deferred : women writers in the provinces -- Melnikov and Leskov, or, What is regionalism in Russia? -- Centering and decentering in Dostoevsky and Tolstoy -- "Everything here is accidental" : Chekhov's geography of meaninglessness -- In the end : Shchedrin, Sologub, and terminal provinciality -- Conclusion : the provinces in the twentieth century.
"Author shows how nineteenth-century Russian literature created an imaginary place called "the provinces"--a place at once homogeneous, static, anonymous, and symbolically opposed to Petersburg and Moscow"-- Provided by publisher.
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