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Author Volkov, Solomon.

Title Romanov riches : Russian writers and artists under the tsars / Solomon Volkov ; translated from the Russian by Antonina W. Bouis.

Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    700.947 VOL    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xi, 274 p. ; 24 cm.
Note "Translation is from an unpublished manuscript"--T.p. verso.
"Published in ... Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto"--T.p. verso.
"This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The first Romanovs : from Tsar Mikhail to Peter I -- Kantemir, Lomonosov, and Barkov -- Catherine the Great and the culture of her era -- Paul I and Alexander I; Karamzin and Zhukovsky -- Alexander I, Zhukovsky, and young Pushkin -- Nicholas I and Pushkin -- Lermontov and Bruillov -- Gogol, Ivanov, and the end of the Nicholas I era -- Alexander II, Tolstoy, Turgenev, and Dostoevsky -- Herzen, Tolstoy, and the women's issue -- Tchaikovsky and homosexuality in imperial Russia -- Dostoevsky and the Romanovs -- Alexander III, the Wanderers, and Mussorgsky -- Nicholas II and Lenin as art connoisseurs.
Subject Romanov, House of -- Art patronage.
Romanov, House of -- History.
Arts, Russian -- History.
Authors, Russian -- Biography.
Russian literature -- History and criticism.
Artists -- Russia -- Biography.
Composers -- Russia -- Biography.
Russia -- Intellectual life.
Russia -- History -- 1613-1917.
Russia -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
ISBN 9780307270634 : $30.00

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