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Contemporary Russian myths

a skeptical view of the literary past

by IНЎUriД­ Druzhnikov

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Russia.,
  • Soviet Union.
    • Subjects:
    • Authors, Russian -- 19th century -- Biography,
    • Authors, Russian -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Politics and literature -- Russia,
    • Politics and literature -- Soviet Union

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-358) and index.

      StatementYuri Druzhnikov.
      SeriesStudies in Slavic language and literature ;, v. 14
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPG2991.3 .D777 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 365 p. ;
      Number of Pages365
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL37839M
      ISBN 100773481613
      LC Control Number99025319

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