Russia has a wealthy, large, unwieldy cultural culture. how one can snatch it? This school room reader is designed to answer that challenge. The literary works chosen for inclusion during this anthology introduce the middle cultural and old issues of Russia's civilisation. every one textual content has resonance in the course of the arts - in Rublev's icons, Meyerhold's theatre, Mousorgsky's operas, Prokofiev's symphonies, Fokine's choreography and Kandinsky's work. This fabric is supported via introductions, precious annotations and bibliographies of assets in all media. The reader is meant to be used in classes in Russian literature, tradition and civilisation, in addition to comparative literature.
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