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4. ‘I shall be famous as long as another poet lives’Writers’ responses to Pushkin

4. ‘I shall be famous as long as another poet lives’: Writers’ responses to Pushkin  

Catriona Kelly

in Russian Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2001
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775314
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801449.003.0004
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780192801449
Pushkin boasted that he would be famous forever, and other writers, and ordinary Russians, seem to agree. ‘“I shall be famous as long as another poet lives”: Writers' responses to Pushkin’ ... More
William Shakespeare: A Very Short Introduction

William Shakespeare: A Very Short Introduction  

Stanley Wells

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2015
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Apr 2015
eISBN: 
9780191788048
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198718628.001.0001
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book
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9780198718628
William Shakespeare: A Very Short Introduction provides a guide to the life and writings of one of the world’s greatest and best-known dramatists: William Shakespeare. Looking ... More
8. Tragicomedy

8. Tragicomedy  

Stanley Wells

in William Shakespeare: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2015
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Apr 2015
eISBN: 
9780191788048
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198718628.003.0008
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9780198718628
Shakespeare’s restlessly imaginative exploration of the possibilities of comic form led him into new paths in four plays based on romance literature that show him continuing to experiment ... More
7. Beyond a joke

7. Beyond a joke  

Matthew Bevis

in Comedy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2012
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778131
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199601714.003.0008
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9780199601714
Comedy rescues difficult situations. It helps dig people out of holes and help them deal with suffering. As Nietzsche has proclaimed: ‘Perhaps I know best why man alone laughs. He alone ... More
5. ‘Awakening noble feelings with my lyre’Writers as ‘masters of minds’

5. ‘Awakening noble feelings with my lyre’: Writers as ‘masters of minds’  

Catriona Kelly

in Russian Literature: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2001
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775314
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192801449.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780192801449
‘“Awakening noble feelings with my lyre”: Writers as “masters of minds”’ examines, via examples of Pushkin's work, his views on the expectations of readers and their perceptions of the ... More

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