Penguin Books, 2008 - 412 Seiten
Required reading for fans of Tom Stoppard's The Coast of Utopia-the landmark investigation into Russian history and thought
Few, if any, English-language critics have written as perceptively as Isaiah Berlin about Russian thought and culture. Russian Thinkers is his unique meditation on the impact that Russia's outstanding writers and philosophers had on its culture. In addition to Tolstoy's philosophy of history, which he addresses in his most famous essay, "The Hedgehog and the Fox," Berlin considers the social and political circumstances that produced such men as Herzen, Bakunin, Turgenev, Belinsky, and others of the Russian intelligentsia, who made up, as Berlin describes, "the largest single Russian contribution to social change in the world."
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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Vissarion Belinsky In 1856 Ivan Aksakov , one of two famous Slavophil brothers ,
who had no sympathy for political radicalism , wrote an account of one of his
tours of the provincial centres of European Russia . The tour was conceived by
what is sometimes vaguely called ideology - that perpetually excited Belinsky to
enthusiasm or anxiety or loathing, and kept him in a state sometimes amounting
to a kind of moral ... He complains that in the character VISSARION BELINSKY
Vissarion Belinsky, Letter to Gogol, 15 July 18471 On 9 October 1883 Ivan
Turgenev was buried, as he had wished, in St Petersburg, near the grave of his
admired friend, the critic Vissarion Belinsky. His body was brought from Paris
after a ...
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RUSSIAN THINKERSNutzerbericht - Kirkus
What should be done? To the question that hung over 19th-century Russia and dogs the world today, Isaiah Berlin would answer, stand firmly uncertain. Russian-born and Oxford-bred, Berlin has almost ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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Russia and 1848
The Hedgehog and the Fox M
Herzen and Bakunin on Individual Liberty
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