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Russkii vestnik 1867

In 1867, Russkii vestnik published Turgenev’s novel Smoke, as well as two articles in Vladimir Dal”s series Pictures of Russian life and poetry by A. N. Maikov, A. A. Fet, and Count A. K. Tolstoy. A translation of the first part of Faust appears in the July issue. There are articles by Laroche, on the […]

The Crystal Palace in Russian Literature (1)

At my next conference, the 14th International Dostoevsky Symposium, in Napoli this June (volcanic ash cloud permitting), I’ll be presenting a paper on Dostoevsky and the Crystal Palace. It’s a subject that has obviously been examined before, usually in relation to the narrator’s comments in┬áNotes from Underground,┬ábut I’ve decided to tackle it partly because my […]