30 Essays in Honour
of Peter Alberg Jensen
[In English & Russian]
Edited By Karin Grelz & Susanna Witt
Almqvist & Wiksell
424 pages, Illustrated, 6 ½" x 9 ¼"
The present volume is not dedicated to the abstract fact that on 15th August 2003, Peter Alberg Jensen, Professor of Slavic Languages at Stockholm University, celebrated his 60th birthday.
The occasion, however, has provided an excuse for his colleagues and friends to pay tribute to a person whose mode of being and thinking is very much admired - and in this way, find a characteristic of him.
Contents include: "As Time Goes By… Tentative Notes on Present Tense Narration in Contemporary Fiction. A Comparison with Narration in Film," "Terrorism as Reality & Fiction: Boris Savinkov's Novel, The Pale Horse," "The Impasse of Violence, or Why Irony is So Important in Isaak Babel's Konarmija Stories," Verbal Aspect in Russian as a Contextual-Semantic Category," "Shipwrecked in Siberia: Dostoevskij's The House of the Dead," "The Gift of Joy: Unsystematic Reflections on Cvetaeva's Joy."
Stockholm Studies in Russian Literature, No. 37
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