Publications of the Wisconsin Center for Pushkin Studies
Alexander Pushkin was Russia’s national poet, the founder of its modern literary language, an innovator across a broad range of genres, and a figure whose biography has generated intense interest and controversy in fields and forms as different as literature, visual art, theater, film, and music. This series publishes works of individual and joint scholarship that feature aspects of Pushkin’s creative world and times. Various critical methodologies and approaches are encouraged, the primary criterion for acceptance and publication being the quality of the research, including its importance for the field of Pushkin studies, and the compelling nature of the guiding idea or argument.
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How Russia Learned to Write
Literature and the Imperial Table of Ranks
“Compelling, clever, and persuasive. Examining many Russian writers’ self-fashioning as members of the nobility and their careers in public service, Reyfman admirably shows that the understanding of rank should inflect
all our arguments and histories of the writing profession in Russia.”
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The First Epoch
The Eighteenth Century and the Russian Cultural Imagination
“A delight to read. Few people in Russian or English have produced readings of this caliber of the eighteenth-century poets. Luba Golburt brings to life material that has been frozen in a philological vault.”
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