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Title Ghostly paradoxes : modern spiritualism and Russian culture in the age of realism / Ilya Vinitsky.
Author Vinit︠s︡kiĭ, I. I︠U︡. (Ilʹi︠a︡ I︠U︡rʹevich), 1969-
Виницкий, И. Ю (Илья Юрьевич), 1969-
Publication Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [2009]
Copyright date ©2009
Description xvii, 251 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm
Call # 891.709 V
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-239) and index.
Contents Introduction: a new world--modern spiritualism in Russia, 1853-1870s -- Seance as test, or, Russian writers at a spiritualist rendezvous -- Russian glubbdubdrib: the shade of false Dimitry and Russian historical imagination in the age of realism -- Dead poets' society: Pushkin's shade in Russian cultural mythology of the second half of the nineteenth century -- Flickering hands: the spiritualist realism of Nikolai Vagner -- The middle world: the realist spiritualism of Saltykov-Schedrin -- The underworld: Dostoevsky's ontological realism -- The (dis)infection: art and hypnotism in Leo Tolstoy -- Epilogue: the spirit of literature: reflections on Leskov's artistic spiritualism.
Note Includes some text in Russian.
Subject Russian literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and spiritualism -- Russia.
Realism in literature.
Spiritualism -- Russia -- History -- 19th century.
Russia -- History -- Alexander II, 1855-1881.
Russia -- Intellectual life -- 1801-1917.
ISBN 0802099351 :
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