Publisher: iUniverse (September 29, 1999)
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a number one Russian Symbolist poet, essayist, and mentor to a whole new release of writers, Andrei Bely (1880-1934) accomplished maximum renown for 3 remarkable novels: Petersburg -- which has been ranked with the masterpieces of Joyce, Kafka, and Proust -- The Silver Dove, and Kotik Letaev.Vladimir Alexandrov argues cogently that the main-spring of Bely's advanced artwork is his belief of Symbolism as a brand new type of cognition that hyperlinks the person, the cloth international, and the transcendent realm. Supplementing shut textual research with fabric drawn from Bely's theoretical and autobiographical writings, Alexandrov lines intimately how this belief advanced from 4 early experimental prose narratives to the foremost novels, and the way it's manifested of their topics, shape, and magnificence. Alexandrov additionally offers lucid discussions of the numerous effect that a number of philosophical and occult platforms had on Bely's paintings, and of the theoretical challenge of what constitutes a Symbolist novel.