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For Humanity's Sake: The Bildungsroman in Russian Culture
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For Humanity's Sake: The Bildungsroman in Russian Culture (Hardback)

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For Humanity's Sake is the first study in English to trace the genealogy of the classic Russian novel, from Pushkin to Tolstoy to Dostoevsky. Lina Steiner demonstrates how these writers' shared concern for individual and national education played a major role in forging a Russian cultural identity. For Humanity's Sake highlights the role of the critic Apollon Grigor'ev, who was first to formulate the difference between West European and Russian conceptions of national education or Bildung - which he attributed to Russia's special sociopolitical conditions, geographic breadth, and cultural heterogeneity. Steiner also shows how Grigor'ev's cultural vision served as the catalyst for the creative explosion that produced Russia's most famous novels of the 1860s and 1870s. Positing the classic Russian novel as an inheritor of the Enlightenment's key values - including humanity, self-perfection, and cross-cultural communication - For Humanity's Sake offers a unique view of Russian intellectual history and literature.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writersEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: c 1800 to c 1900 Publisher: University of Toronto Press Publication Date: 19/11/2011 ISBN-13: 9781442643437  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Lina Steiner is an assistant professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Chicago.

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