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A People Passing Rude

British Responses to Russian Culture

Described by the sixteenth-century English poet George Turbervile as "a people passing rude, to vices vile inclin'd", the Russians waited some three centuries before their subsequent cultural achievements - in music, art and particularly literature - achieved widespread recognition in Britain.

The essays in this stimulating collection attest to the scope and variety of Russia's influence on British culture. They move from the early nineteenth century - when Byron sent his hero Don Juan...


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  • Publisher : Open Book Publishers
  • Serie : OBP collection
  • Place of publication : Cambridge
  • Year of publication : 2012
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 01 June 2015
  • ISBN (Print version) : 9781909254107
  • Electronic ISBN : 9782821854048
  • Number of pages : xvi-331 p.

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