This thesis explores the involvement of Russian emigres in disseminating and informing the reception of Russian literature in England. It examines their use of translations and literary commentary as vehicles for propaganda, and considers the impact of their unique approach to literature on both Anglo-Russian relations and English letters.
Part One describes the arrival of Russian émigrés in England and their mixed reception: as victim ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Subject||England Refugees History Russian literature Appreciation Russians|
The present study opens up the field of Catalan connections with English literature. The importance of Edwardian influences on the general transmission of English authors and works is demonstrated. Original data on the reception of G.K. Chesterton, the Edwardian figure with a most remarkable impact in Catalonia, is brought to light (Chapter 1, Appendix 1), followed by discussion of the presence of H.G. Wells and G.B. Shaw and an account of th ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Subject||Spain Catalonia 20th century English prose literature Appreciation History and criticism|
This thesis is an examination of the knowledge and appreciation of Pindar, especially in England, in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a period conveniently bounded at one end by the edition of his works produced by Erasmus Schmid in 1616 and at the other by that of August Boeckh (with Ludolph Dissen), normally taken to mark the beginning of modern Pindaric scholarship. It is divided on a chronological basis into three parts - the earl ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]
|Subject||Appreciation History Criticism and interpretation|