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The Time before Death: Twentieth-Century Memoirs

The Time before Death: Twentieth-Century Memoirs (Paperback)

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This collection of fifteen essays deals with the literary memoirs of major twentieth-century writers and focuses on the spiritual, physical and moral devastation of 20th century life. They are comparative and cross-cultural. There is no other collection of essays with this range brought under one cover.

BiographyMemoirsEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalHistory & PoliticsHistory: Chronological20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesAnthropologySocial & cultural anthropology Publisher: Brill Publication Date: 01/01/2013 ISBN-13: 9789042036123  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Constantin V. Ponomareff is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto, where he has taught Russian Language & Literature and Humanities for thirty-five years. He is the author of The Silenced Vision. An Essay in Modern European Fiction, Sergey Esenin; On the Dark Side of Russian Literature, 1709-1910; The Spiritual Geography of Modern Writing; In the Shadow of the Holocaust & Other Essays; One Less Hope. Essays on Twentieth-Century Russian Poets and The Curve of the Sacred (with Kenneth A. Bryson).

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