Writing the Time of Troubles, False Dmitry in Russian Literature (Review)

Pamir Dietrich, Ayşe


Writing the Time of Troubles, False Dmitry in Russian Literature (Book Review)
Pamir Dietrich, Ayşe (2019-01-01)
This book discusses the Time of Troubles (Smutnoe vremya) period and the pretenders who appeared after the killing of Ivan the Terrible’s legal heir, Ivan, leaving the Empire without leadership. The power struggle began immediately after the death of Tsar Ivan which brought the Rurikid dynasty to an end; rival boyars created a weak government and autocracy. The book discusses these issues and the representations of Dmitry, the son of Ivan the Terrible within the context of Russian literature. The absence o...
Writing Resistance Revolutionary Memoirs of Shlissel’burg Prison, 1881-1906 (Book Review)
Pamir Dietrich, Ayşe (2022-01-01)
This book is about the memoirs of the members of one branch called People’s Will (Narodnaya volya) of the Populist Movement (Narodnik Movement) that conducted terrorist activities, and were imprisoned in Shlissel’burg Fortress between 1884 and 1905. Young is the editor and the translator of these memoirs. Who were the Populists? After the emancipation of the serfs in 1861 under Tsar Alexander II and the dissatisfaction with it, the Populist Movement, which was a spontaneous and purely national socialist re...
Writing History through Literature: Modernity and the Holocaust through the Lens of Martin Amis’s Time’s Arrow
Korkut Naykı, Nil; Nazli, Elzem (null; 2018-04-08)
Writing History at the Ottoman Court, Editing the Past, Fashioning the Future
Tülüveli, Güçlü (2015-07-01)
Reading Backwards An Advance Retrospective on Russian Literature (Book Review)
Pamir Dietrich, Ayşe (2022-01-01)
This collaborative work is an anthology of writings by Gogol, Dostoevsky and Tolstoy and a retrospective analysis of their works. They focus on anticipatory plagiarism in Russian literature by using an ‘advance retrospective’ approach. In the first part, there are two articles dedicated to Gogol. In the first article, Langen argues that Gogol borrowed ideas from the Irish writer Flann O’Brien and the Russian experimentalist Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky. He discusses Gogol’s Testament, his visual secretics that...
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A. Pamir Dietrich, “Writing the Time of Troubles, False Dmitry in Russian Literature (Review),” 2018, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: http://www.ijors.net/issue8_1_2019/reviews/ayse_dietrich.html.