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A VOLTAIRE FOR RUSSIA. A.P. Sumarokov's Journey from Poet-Critic to Russian Philosophe by  Amanda Ewington - First Edition - 2010 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

A VOLTAIRE FOR RUSSIA. A.P. Sumarokov's Journey from Poet-Critic to Russian Philosophe

by Ewington, Amanda

Condition: Very Good +


Evanston, IL, U.S.A.: Northwestern University Press, 2010. xiii, + 258pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt titles over lightly bumped brown cloth boards and spine. An 'archive' stamp, partially filled out in pencil (date, text printer, cover printer details) on ffep., else text-block unmarked. Barcode sticker on rear board. No dustjacket. This title is a revision of the author's thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Chicago, Dept. of Slavic Languages and Literatures, 2001. Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Author's Note, Introduction, 3 chapters: Poet as Critic, Poet as Philosophe, Poet as Playwright-Philosophe. Conclusion, Appendices, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 550g. . First Edition. Original Brown Cloth Hardcover. Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Diversity Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 011826
  • Title: A VOLTAIRE FOR RUSSIA. A.P. Sumarokov's Journey from Poet-Critic to Russian Philosophe
  • Author: Ewington, Amanda
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good +
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0810126966
  • ISBN 13: 9780810126961
  • Publisher: Northwestern University Press
  • Place: Evanston, IL, U.S.A.
  • Date published: 2010
  • Keywords: Literary Criticism, Russian Literature, History and Criticism, Poetry, Sumarokov, Alekandr Petrovich, 1717-1777, Ewington, Amanda
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literary Criticism;
  • Subjects: LITERARY CRITICISM / General;


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