Poverty of the imagination : nineteenth-century Russian literature about the poor / David Herman.

The primal scene of all nineteenth-century Western thought might well be the moment an observer gazed at someone poor, most commonly on the streets of a great metropolis, and wondered what the spectacle meant in human, moral, political, and metaphysical terms. In Russia, where so much of the populat...

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Main Author: Herman, David, 1962- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2001.
Series:Studies in Russian literature and theory.
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