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The literary ballad in early nineteenth-century Russian literature

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There is remarkably little research on the history of the Russian literary ballad or on its principal practitioner, V.A. Zhukovsky. This thesis is an attempt to rectify the situation: it follows the development of the ballad genre in Russian literature from its emergence in the 179Os to its demise in the 1840s. It has been decided to concentrate on the style of the ballads as the most original feature of the Russian genre, and in particular on the epithets in Zhukovsky's ballads as his mo...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages and Literature
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Publication date:
1972
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602326782
URN:
uuid:275e0487-e563-4e3d-bb3f-85b002deb4e8
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