Thin culture, high art : Gogol, Hawthorne, and authorship in nineteenth-century Russia and America / Anne Lounsbery
- Lounsbery, Anne
- Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2007.
- Physical Description:
- 342 pages ; 25 cm.
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- Harvard studies in comparative literature
- Acknowledgments -- Introduction (Books without literature: Russia and America, writers and institutions, 1800-1850) -- Pt. 1. First writings and institutional negotiations (I. Early Gogol in early print culture; II. Hawthorne before "Hawthorne"; Conclusion) -- Part 2. Thin culture, high art (I. Shallow readers and deep meanings in Dead souls; II. History, vision, and "Ocular relations" in The house of the seven gables; Conclusion) -- Pt. 3. Tradition and modernity, or, What Gogol and Hawthorne found in Rome (I. Gogol in the metropolis of print; II. Hawthorne's Rome: copies, excess and "humbug" in the The marble faun; Conclusion) -- Epilogue (Canonization, Influence, Judgment).
- Gogolʹ, Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich, 1809-1852—Criticism and interpretation
- Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864—Criticism and interpretation
- Comparative literature—American and Russian
- Literature—19th century—History and criticism
- Literary journeys—Italy—Rome
- American literature—19th century—History and criticism
- Russian literature—19th century—History and criticism
- 0674023811 (hbk.)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -334) and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- UP-PAT copy: Purchased with funds from the George K. and Anna I. Yonchuk and John G., Sr. and Agnes A. Yonchuk Libraries Endowment in Russian Studies; 20089.
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