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Title The birth of the body : Russian erotic prose of the first half of the twentieth century : a reader / translated and edited by Alexei Lalo.
Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2013.

Series Russian history and culture ; v. 12
Russian history and culture (Leiden, Netherlands) ; v. 12.
Subject Erotic literature, Russian -- 20th century -- Translations into English.
Alt Name Lalo, Alexei,
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Erotic Silver age (1900-1922). Vasilii Rozanov, Selected excerpts ; Leonid Andreyev, In the fog ; Aleksandr Kuprin, Seasickness ; Fyodor Sologub, The tsarina of kisses -- Inheriting Silver age in emigre writing. Vladislav Khodasevich, On pornography ; Georgii Ivanov, The decay of the atom -- Early Soviet erotic fiction. Panteleymon Romanov, Without bird cherry ; Vikentii Veresaev, Isanka.
Note Print version record.
Summary This anthology of Russian erotic writings of 1900 to 1940 consists of texts previously unavailable in English. They all reflect the fascinating, albeit laborious, nature of the ""birth of the body"" in the Russian literature and culture of the period.
ISBN 9789004242067 (electronic bk.)
9004242066 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 820072468
Additional Format Print version: Birth of the body. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2013 9789004237759 (DLC) 2012031963 (OCoLC)806221734

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