2 edition of Russian acmeism found in the catalog.
Howard William Chalsma
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||188|
Acmeism, which derives its name from the Greek word acme (the highest degree of something, the time of flowering), was a literary movement which sought to re-establish the "art for art's sake" conception of poetry, rejecting both the metaphysical aspirations of the Symbolists and the social-utilitarian approach proclaimed by a number of leading. A good, representative collection of Russian poetry, with an introduction by the editor which gives the reader both history and orientation. Here are the beginnings of Russian poetry in the early 19th century; then Pushkin and his contemporaries, Tyutchev, Lermontov, Nekrasov and others- lyrical poets, some of them civic-minded realists, others aloof aesthetes; the symbolists of the late 19th.
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Acmeist, member of a small group of earlyth-century Russian poets reacting against the vagueness and affectations of Symbolism. It was formed by the poets Sergey Gorodetsky and Nikolay S. Gumilyov.
They reasserted the poet as craftsman and used language freshly and with intensity. Centred in S. Acmeism, or the Guild of Poets, was a transient poetic school, which emerged in in Russia under the leadership of Nikolay Gumilev and Sergei ideals were compactness of form and clarity of expression.
The term was coined after the Greek word άκμη (ákmē), i.e., "the best age of man".The acmeist mood was first announced by Mikhail Kuzmin in his essay "Concerning. By the mids, Russian symbolism was still mainly a set of theories and had few notable practitioners. Alexander Dobrolyubov published a book of Russian acmeism book injust before renouncing lay poetry in favour of wanderings from one monastery to another.
Another talented author, Ivan Konevskoy, died at the age of It was not until the new talent of Valery Bryusov emerged that symbolist poetry. The book maps out a general history of the movement, and addresses the Russian acmeism book between Acmeism and Russian Symbolism, examining in detail the theoretical and critical principles of the Acmeists.
Particular attention is paid to the importance of intertextuality in Acmeist poetic by: 7. Acmeism an early 20th-century movement in Russian poetry which evolved because of the crisis of bourgeois culture and expressed a decadent world view. Acmeism arose as a reaction to symbolism.
The representatives of acmeism, who united in the Poets’ Guild and published in the journal Apollon (–17), fought against the withdrawal of poetry into.
The Acmeist Movement in Russian Poetry maps out a general history of the movement, and addresses the relationship between Acmeism and Russian Symbolism, examining in detail the theoretical and critical principles of the Acmeists.
Particular attention is paid to the importance of. Get this from a library. The Acmeist movement in Russian poetry: culture and the word.
[Justin Doherty] -- "This is the first major study in English of the Acmeist movement in its own right."--BOOK JACKET. "Acmeism is chiefly known through the three leading Russian poets who participated in the movement. When Hedrick Smiths book The Russians was published init gave American readers a taste of what life was like inside the Soviet Union.
In The Russians Smith paints a vivid portrait of the culture of the Soviet Union under Leonid Brezhnevs rule.4/5. With more than extensively cross-referenced entries ranging from Acmeism (a facet of Russian modernism) to the depiction of women in Russian literature, this book is intended as an introduction to the subject for the casual student.4/5(1).
It would make a nice compliment with The Dedalus Book While I did not have the time to read the entire book, there's a lot of great material here - essays from the era, a lot of poetry and prose, even a play - from a variety of authors and all translated into English/5.
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With more than extensively cross-referenced entries ranging from Acmeism (a facet of Russian modernism) to the depiction of women in Russian literature, this book is intended as an introduction to the subject for the casual : Acmeism The movement of Acmeism began in the early twentieth century, partially as a reaction against symbolism.
In defiance of the older poets whose innovations had changed poetry in Russia, Nikolai Gumilev, Anna Akhmatova, and Osip Mandel'shtam began to. The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry gives English speakers a chance to read the words that three centuries of Russians have lived off of, and perhaps to give new life to a dormant, English-speaking.
"pre-Gutenberg era" of Russian literature,"I and her phrase suggests the nature of the "death of the book" as it took shape in stalinist Russia. By the early s, both Akhmatova and Mandel'shtam had undergone what Akhmatova calls a "civic" or "civil" "death" (grazhdanskaia smert' a more literal translation might read "death as a citizen").'2.
In turn, Acmeism was an independent genre which dared to raise its voice against a brutal regime such as Stalin’s. Those young men, who with the fire of a new hope forged one of the most important poetic currents of the 20 th century, would have their lives crushed by the infernal machinery of the regime.
Acmeism synonyms, Acmeism pronunciation, Acmeism translation, English dictionary definition of Acmeism. the work and theories of the Acmeists, an anti-symbolist movement of early twentieth-century Russian poets, including Mandelstam and Akhmatova, who strove.
This article examines the history of modernism in Russia. It contends that modernism in Russia is uniquely resistant to the binary oppositions according to which Russian cultural movements and their protagonists have commonly defined themselves.
The article explores the premise that Russian modernism was neither consistently international or outward-looking, nor did it look exclusively to the.This first book-length study of Zenkevich’s oeuvre will examine his poetry, prose, criticism, and translations created for over sixty years, his association with Acmeism and the avant-garde in St.
Petersburg-Petrograd of the ss, his editorial work in Saratov and Moscow in the ss, his correspondence with Orville Wright and.She is the author of Ecphrasis in Parnasse and Acmeism: Comparative Visions of Poetry and Poetics (), editor of reference editions and annotated volumes of Russian émigré prose, and translator into Russian of French and English authors, including Irène Némirovsky, Judith Gautier and Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK.