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Pushkin"s Egyptian nights the biography of a work by Leslie O"Bell

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Published by Ardis in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


  • Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich, 1799-1837.,
  • Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, d. 30 B.C. -- In literature.,
  • Queens in literature.,
  • Egypt in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementLeslie O"Bell.
LC ClassificationsPG3343.E33 O2 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3179795M
ISBN 100882339257
LC Control Number83022396

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The Egyptian Nights by Alexsander Pushkin. The Egyptian Night was excerpted from the edition of his work entitled, The Prose Tales of Alexander Poushkin, translated from the Russian by T. Keane. CHAPTER I. Charsky was one of the native-born inhabitants of St. : Alexsander Pushkin. In Aleksandr Pushkin: Return from exile the unfinished Yegipetskiye nochi (; Egyptian Nights). Read More. Pushkin's publishers since filled the second lacuna with the version of "Cleopatra." As a result, Silver Age readers knew Egyptian Nights with just that one improvisation, whereas modern readers know a fully-reconstructed Egyptian Nights with both poems included. A literary criticism of the book "Egyptian Nights" by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin is presented. It explores the use of enchantment in his literary writing despite of the commercialization of literature in the s. It provides an analysis on the two main heroes which reflects the author's engagement to the changing literary landscape in Russia.

Throughout the book, theoretical arguments are buttressed by close readings of Pushkin's works, especially The Prisoner of the Caucasus, Eugene Onegin, Poltava, Egyptian Nights, and several lyric by:   The Prose Tales of Alexander Pushkin Contents The captain's daughter -- Doubrovsky -- The queen of spades -- An amateur peasant girl -- The shot -- The snowstorm -- The postmaster -- The coffin-maker -- Kirdjali -- The Egyptian nights -- Peter the Great's negro. is a platform for academics to share research papers. Pushkin's "Egyptian Nights": The Biography of a Work Hardcover – 1 Mar by L. O'Bell (Author)Author: L. O'Bell.

Few attempts, however, have been made to unfold the intricate workings of the image of Cleopatra as a fatal lover--an image that proved extremely influential among Silver Age writers and was directly inspired by Alexander Pushkin's series of prose and verse fragments devoted to the Egyptian queen. A. Pushkin, "Egyptian Nights" [] In his study, furnished like a lady's bedroom, nothing betrayed the habits of a writer: there were no books scattered about, on or under the tables; the sofa was not stained with ink; there was no sign of the sort of disorder that reveals the presence of the muse and the absence of broom and brush. Dubrovsky (Russian: «дубровский») is an unfinished novel by Alexander Pushkin, written in and published after Pushkin’s death in The name Dubrovsky was given by the : Alexander Pushkin. Genre/Form: Kleopatra (Motiv) Additional Physical Format: Online version: O'Bell, Leslie. Pushkin's Egyptian nights. Ann Arbor: Ardis, © (OCoLC)