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Between Religion and Rationality:
Essays in Russian Literature and Culture
Joseph Frank

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Introduction [in PDF format]

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Introduction 1

Part I. C lassics
Chapter One: Poor Folk and House of the Dead 9
Chapter Two: The Idiot 29
Chapter Three: Demons 46
Chapter Four: War and Peace 64

Part II. The Russian Tradition
Chapter Five: Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia 87
Chapter Six: A Life of Pushkin 107
Chapter Seven: Oblomov and Goncharov 118
Chapter Eight: Lydia Ginzburg, On Psychological Prose 129
Chapter Nine: Richard Pipes, Russian Conservatism and Its Critics 143

Part III. The Dostoevskian Orbit
Chapter Ten: Dostoevsky and Anti-Semitism 159
Chapter Eleven: In Search of Dostoevsky 173
Chapter Twelve: Arkady Kovner 185
Chapter Thirteen: J. M. Coetzee, The Master of Petersburg 196
Chapter Fourteen: Dostoevsky and Evil 204

Part IV. Twentieth-Century Issues
Chapter Fifteen: Anton Chekhov 219
Chapter Sixteen: The Triumph of Abram Tertz 230
Chapter Seventeen: D. S. Mirsky 249
Chapter Eighteen: Vladimir Nabokov: Lectures on Literature 261
Index 287

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