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All Future Plunges to the Past: James Joyce in Russian Literature

José Vergara

Abstract

This book explores how Russian writers from the mid-1920s on have read and responded to Joyce's work. The book uncovers the many roles Joyce has occupied in Russia over the last century, demonstrating how the writers Yury Olesha, Vladimir Nabokov, Andrei Bitov, Sasha Sokolov, and Mikhail Shishkin draw from Joyce's texts, particularly Ulysses and Finnegans Wake, to address the volatile questions of lineages in their respective Soviet, émigré, and post-Soviet contexts. Interviews with contemporary Russian writers, critics, and readers of Joyce extend the conversation to the present day, showing ... More

Keywords: Russian writers, James Joyce, Russian literature, Soviet Union, Russian emigration, Yury Olesha, Vladimir Nabokov, Andrei Bitov, Sasha Sokolov, Mikhail Shishkin

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9781501759901
Published to Cornell Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.7591/cornell/9781501759901.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

José Vergara, author
Bryn Mawr College