Genre in Berggol′ts’s writing of the 1950s

Katharine Hodgson

in Voicing the Soviet Experience

Published by British Academy

Published in print November 2003 | ISBN: 9780197262894
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191734977 | DOI:

Series: British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Monographs

Genre in Berggol′ts’s writing of the 1950s

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This chapter looks at the writer's responses to her cultural context on the level of genre, examining her work in narrative verse, verse drama and autobiographical prose. It examines the following works: the 1950 narrative poem ‘Pervorossiisk’, the 1954 verse drama Vernos ť (‘Loyalty’), and the autobiographical prose account Dnevnye zvezdy (‘Daytime stars’), which appeared between 1954 and 1959.

Keywords: Russian poets; women poets; Pervorossiisk; Vernos ť; Dnevnye zvezdy

Chapter.  15474 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets)

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