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The superstitious muse

David M. Bethea

The superstitious muse

thinking Russian literature mythopoetically

by David M. Bethea

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Published by Academic Studies Press in Brighton, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russian literature -- History and criticism,
  • Mythology in literature,
  • Superstition in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDavid M. Bethea.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG2950 .B48 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23736340M
    ISBN 109781934843178
    LC Control Number2009039325
    OCLC/WorldCa441946913

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Series Editor: Lazar Fleishman (Stanford University, Palo Alto, California) In this series, an emphasis is given to the exploration of artistic aspects of literary works in their broad literary and cultural context and to the investigation of major periods and trends of literary and cultural history.