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Author Murav, Harriet, 1955-

Title Music from a speeding train : Jewish literature in post-revolution Russia / Harriet Murav
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 399 pages)
Series Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture
Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Contents The stillbirth of revolution -- Socialist construction, the Luftmentsh, and the new Jew -- Fighting the great patriotic war -- In mourning : responding to the destruction of the Jews -- Yeder zeyger a yortsayt : the past as memory in postwar literature -- Jewish spaces and retro-shtetls -- Translating empire -- Afterwards
Summary This work explores the Jewish space created by Jewish authors working within the limitations of the Soviet cultural system. It situates Russian- and Yiddish-language authors in the same literary universe - one in which modernism, revolution, and socialist realism join Jewish texts to provide the framework for literary creativity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-394) and index
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Subject Russian literature -- Jewish authors -- History and criticism.
Russian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Yiddish literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Yiddish literature -- Soviet Union -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011011024
ISBN 080477904X (electronic bk.)
9780804779043 (electronic bk.)