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- DescriptionExamines the impact of the Gothic-fantastic on Russian literature in the period 1920-1940. This title shows how early Soviet-era authors exploited traditional archetypes of this genre: the haunted castle, the deformed body, vampires, villains, madness and unnatural death.
- Author BiographyMuireann Maguire is Career Development Fellow in Russian Literature and Culture at Wadham College, Oxford. Her research interests include Gothic aspects of Soviet literature, Russian emigre prose, and the representation of science and scientists in Russian literary and cinematic culture since 1850. Red Spectres, her translated selection of twentieth-century Russian Gothic tales, was published in 2012.
- Author(s)Muireann Maguire
- PublisherPeter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
- Date of Publication28/11/2012
- GenreLiterary Criticism
- Series TitleRussian Transformations: Literature, Culture and Ideas
- Series Part/Volume Number4
- Country of PublicationSwitzerland
- First Published2012
- ImprintPeter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
- Weight480 g
- Width150 mm
- Height225 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Edition Statement1st New edition
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