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- Author(s)John Burt Foster
- PublisherContinuum Publishing Corporation
- Date of Publication15/08/2013
- GenreLiterary Criticism
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintContinuum Publishing Corporation
- Weight348 g
- Width138 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine20 mm
- Table Of ContentsIntroduction: Transnational Tolstoy and the New Comparatism Part One: Facing West 1. Occidentalism in Tolstoy and Dostoevsky: Culture Shock on European Visits 2. Vengeance is Mine: Anna Karenina and Stendhal's Italy 3. Napoleonic Anniversaries: War and Peace and Flaubert's Sentimental Education 4. From Worldliness to World Literature: Tolstoy between Goethe and Proust Part Two: Outside the Soviet Canon 5. Realism as Imagism: Tolstoy, Nabokov, and Modernist Fiction 6. Toxic Nationalism: From Tolstoy and Stendhal to Malraux and Lampedusa 7. Felt History: From Anna Karenina to Magical Realism Part Three: Into the World 8. What is Art?, Hadji Murad, and World Literature 9. Dialogues with Tolstoy: Premchand and Mahfouz 10. Show Me the Zulu Tolstoy : Who Owns War and Peace? 11. Postcoloniality and Islamic Identity in Hadji Murad Conclusion: Between the West and the World Bibliography Index
- Author BiographyJohn Burt Foster, Jr., is University Professor of English and Cultural Studies at George Mason University, USA. He is the author of Heirs to Dionysus: A Nietzschean Current in Literary Modernism (Princeton University Press, 1981) and Nabokov's Art Memory and European Modernism (Princeton University Press, 1993) and the editor, with Wayne J. Froman, of Dramas of Culture: Theory, History, Performance (Lexington Books, 2008). He is the past editor of The Comparatist and of Recherche litteraire / Literary Research, the journal of the International Comparative Literature Association.
- PrizesWinner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2015.
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