By Lina Steiner
For Humanity's Sake is the 1st research in English to track the family tree of the vintage Russian novel, from Pushkin to Tolstoy to Dostoevsky. Lina Steiner demonstrates how those writers' shared crisis for person and nationwide schooling performed an immense position in forging a Russian cultural identity.
For Humanity's Sake highlights the function of the critic Apollon Grigor'ev, who was once first to formulate the variation among West eu and Russian conceptions of nationwide schooling or Bildung — which he attributed to Russia's targeted sociopolitical stipulations, geographic breadth, and cultural heterogeneity. Steiner additionally indicates how Grigor'ev's cultural imaginative and prescient served because the catalyst for the artistic explosion that produced Russia's most famed novels of the 1860s and 1870s.
Positing the vintage Russian novel as an heir of the Enlightenment's key values — together with humanity, self-perfection, and cross-cultural communique — For Humanity's Sake bargains a distinct view of Russian highbrow background and literature.
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