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Fiction"s Overcoat

Russian Literary Culture and the Question of Philosophy

by Edith W. Clowes

  • 89 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Cornell University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Philosophy,
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • Russian,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Russia,
  • Philosophy, Russian,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Russian & Former Soviet Union,
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7848573M
    ISBN 100801441927
    ISBN 109780801441929

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Fiction's Overcoat serves as a welcome guide to its complexities and nuances. Historians and cultural critics will find in Clowes's book the story of the increasing refinement and diversification of Russian cultural discourse, philosophers will find an alternative to the Western philosophical tradition, and students of literature will enjoy the Cited by: 8.

Sage House East State Street Ithaca, NY Email Us. Get this from a library. Fiction's overcoat: Russian literary culture and the question of philosophy.

[Edith W Clowes] -- "In Fiction's Overcoat, Edith W. Clowes responds to the view, commonly held by Western European and North American thinkers, that Russian culture has no philosophical tradition. If that is true, she. xvii, p. ; 24 cmPages: Buy a cheap copy of Fiction's Overcoat: Russian Literary book by Edith W.

Clowes. If Dostoevsky claimed that all Russian writers of his day came out from Gogol's 'Overcoat, then Edith W. Clowes boldly expands his dramatic image to describe the Free shipping over $   In her book, Fiction's Overcoat, Edith Clowes has chosen a different, methodologically more sophisticated approach.

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'When, as in his immortal 'The Overcoat', he really let himself go and 4/5(7). Gogol's writings have been seen as a bridge between the genres of romanticism and realism in Russian literature.

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