Literary St. Petersburg
A Guide to the City and its Writers
By (author) Elaine Blair
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Literary St. Petersburg by Elaine Blair
Book DescriptionMuch of Russian literature is St. Petersburg literature: set in the city, about the city, or written by writers living there. This unique guide profiles fifteen authors whose works and lives were intimately connected to this magnificent setting. Biographical sketches focus on the city as the writers knew it, a sense of their work, the literary and social circles in which they moved, and the sites associated with them. Travelers can wander through the museum where the teenage Vladimir Nabokov romanced his girlfriend and see the prison where Anna Akhmatova was inspired to write her epic poem about the Great Terror. They can find the statue that comes to life in Pushkin's poem The Bronze Horseman and visit the square where Crime and Punishment's murderer/hero kneels on the ground to ask God's forgiveness. Literary St. Petersburg opens the door to one of the most beautiful cities on earth and a body of literature that is as rich, subtle, and expressive as any in the world.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781892145376
(216mm x 114mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Little Bookroom,U.S.
Publisher: Little Bookroom,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Elaine Blair
Elaine Blair was born in St. Petersburg and now lives in Southern California. Most recently she was on the staff of The New York Review of Books. Her essays and reviews have appeared in The New York Review of Books, The American Scholar, The Nation, and The Village Voice.
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