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The Resource A captive of the Caucasus, Andrei Bitov ; translated by Susan Brownsberger

A captive of the Caucasus, Andrei Bitov ; translated by Susan Brownsberger

Label
A captive of the Caucasus
Title
A captive of the Caucasus
Statement of responsibility
Andrei Bitov ; translated by Susan Brownsberger
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • rus
  • eng
Summary
  • Russians visit the Caucasus with a sense of homecoming, Andrei Bitov--one of the Soviet Union's most gifted stylists--has remarked. They find there a world familiar from the moral and philosophic landscapes of Pushkin, Lermontov, and Tolstoy. In Lessons of Armenia, the first of the two personal memoirs that constitute this book, Bitov explores the way Pushkin's "confines of boundless Russia" seem never to be truly escapable. Though held in thrall by Armenia, a captive of
  • The Caucasus, Bitov the traveler is a captive, however alienated, of his homeland, too. Bitov's works characteristically proceed from and comment on one another, and the realization of captivity leads to a different journey; the second account, Choosing a Location, an entertaining impressionistic record of his travels in Soviet Georgia, is Bitov's quest for his own place and time. Compellingly conceived and spectacularly crafted, A Captive of the Caucasus is an
  • Intellectually spirited inquiry into the persistent idea of homeland and the individual's identity, cultural and creative. When Lessons of Armenia first appeared in the Soviet Union in 1969, censors deleted its subtitle, "Journey Out of Russia," and made numerous small cuts. This translation restores all the deletions. Choosing a Location could not be published in the Soviet Union
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bitov, Andreĭ
Dewey number
  • 891.78/4403
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
PG3479.4.I8
LC item number
A23 1992
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Abramov, Fedor
  • Authors, Russian
Label
A captive of the Caucasus, Andrei Bitov ; translated by Susan Brownsberger
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lessons of Armenia -- Choosing a Location
Control code
ocm24871206
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
323 pages
Isbn
9780374118839
Lccn
91040279
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)24871206
Label
A captive of the Caucasus, Andrei Bitov ; translated by Susan Brownsberger
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Lessons of Armenia -- Choosing a Location
Control code
ocm24871206
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
323 pages
Isbn
9780374118839
Lccn
91040279
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)24871206

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