From the Romantics (3)

From the Romantics (3) - 1814-1841 First achieved notoriety...

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Russian literary archetypes The “Little Man” Usually of a lower rank, if not outside the table of ranks completely; Stories range from the tragic to the pathetic; Contrast with the The “Superfluous Man” Usually of the landed gentry; Roughly equivalent to the notion of the “idle rich”; Exemplified by a combination of high intelligence
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Russian lit. archetypes, pt. 2 “The Russian Woman” In Pushkin’s case, attributed to Tatyana by Dostoevsky in 1880: Exemplary moral values; Beautiful and humble;
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The End of the Golden Age
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Alexander Griboedov 1795-1829 Worked as a diplomat to Persia, where he was killed in an uprising Literary reputation rests on one then- unpublished work: the satiric play Woe from Wit
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Mikhail Lermontov
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Unformatted text preview: 1814-1841 First achieved notoriety for Death of the Poet, a poem accusing the government of Pushkins murder; Frequently exiled to the Caucasus the real Russian Fedor Tyutchev 1803-1873 Late Romantic poet, working mostly outside the Golden Age Lived much of his life in Germany as a diplomat; Considered Nikolai Gogol 1809-1852 Ukrainian-born prose writer with a unique, dark sense of humor Known for (among others things): The Nose The Overcoat Vissarion Belinksy 1811-1848 Highly influential publisher and critic Read Pushkin and Gogol through the lens of social critique Encouraged meaningful...
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From the Romantics (3) - 1814-1841 First achieved notoriety...

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