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Lermo ntov …and the Rise of The Gothic Pushkin ,
St. Petersburg ca. 1805
St. Petersburg ca .1830
Petersburg Salon -- 1820s
Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin 1799-1837 Russia’s Poet Laureate Uses “Real” Russian language Creates Russian lyric poetry like Byron, Shelley, Goethe Height of Russian Romanticism
Pushkin’s Imagination Redefines Russian lyric poetry Creates genre of the Literary Fairytale Develops historical works in verse and prose Helps create the “Petersburg Myth” of 19th c. Russian literature
“The Bronze Horseman” Catherine II’s (the  Great) tribute to Peter  I (the Great) Built in 1768-82 Etienne Falconet --  sculptor Hundreds killed  getting stone and  statue in place Inspires Pushkin’s  “Bronze Horseman”  in 1833
“The Bronze Horseman” “The Bronze Horseman” Source of much of  Petersburg’s Myth Statue itself has many  myths Is Russia part of West  or East?

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