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Russian literature and empire conquest of the Caucasus from Pushkin to Tolstoy by Susan Layton

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Caucasus,
  • Orient,
  • Russia,
  • Russia.

Subjects:

  • Russian literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Romanticism -- Russia.,
  • Caucasus -- In literature.,
  • Orient -- In literature.,
  • Russia -- Relations -- Caucasus.,
  • Caucasus -- Relations -- Russia.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 339-347) and index.

StatementSusan Layton.
SeriesCambridge studies in Russian literature
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG3015.5.C3 L39 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination354 p. :
Number of Pages354
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3437365M
ISBN 100521444438, 0521020018
ISBN 109780521444439, 9780521020015
LC Control Number2005284538

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