Russian Montparnasse

Russian Montparnasse

Author: Maria Rubins

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781137508010

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 302

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This book reassesses the role of Russian Montparnasse writers in the articulation of transnational modernism generated by exile. Examining their production from a comparative perspective, it demonstrates that their response to urban modernity transcended the Russian master narrative and resonated with broader aesthetic trends in interwar Europe.
Russian Montparnasse
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Maria Rubins
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-29 - Publisher: Springer

This book reassesses the role of Russian Montparnasse writers in the articulation of transnational modernism generated by exile. Examining their production from a comparative perspective, it demonstrates that their response to urban modernity transcended the Russian master narrative and resonated with broader aesthetic trends in interwar Europe.
Russian Montparnasse
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Maria Rubins
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-30 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This book is a case study in transnational modernist literature generated by exile, dislocation and cross-cultural exchanges, focusing on the younger writers of the interwar Russian Parisian diaspora, known as Russian Montparnasse. Maria Rubins argues that their hybrid, bicultural and bilingual writing transcended the Russian national master narrative, anticipating more
Global Russian Cultures
Language: en
Pages: 401
Authors: Kevin M. F. Platt
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-15 - Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press

Is there an essential Russian identity? What happens when "Russian" literature is written in English, by such authors as Gary Shteyngart or Lara Vapnyar? What is the geographic "home" of Russian culture created and shared via the internet? Global Russian Cultures innovatively considers these and many related questions about the
New Mecca, New Babylon
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Robert Harold Johnston
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

Three major waves of emigration from Soviet Russia followed the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917 and the Russian Civil War. While emigrants in the first wave have been identified mainly with a vague notion of aristocratic taxi drivers, Robert Johnston, through a collective biography of the roughly 120,000 Russians who lived
Ford Madox Ford’s Cosmopolis: Psycho-geography, Flânerie and the Cultures of Paris
Language: en
Pages: 253
Authors: Robert Harold Johnston
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-15 - Publisher: BRILL

Ford Madox Ford’s Cosmopolis explores and celebrates Ford’s internationalism, underlining his lifelong commitment to an international, transmedial approach to the arts. It brings to life his commitment to cosmopolitanism living, and thinking, and his vibrant intellectual networks spiralling around Paris.