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Russ271W/IDS285W: Imperial Russian Cultures: Background Information

Art and Music Reference Works

 

Grove Art Online
Full-text of the Dictionary of Art (45,000 articles), ed. Jane Turner (1996, 34 vols.) and The Oxford Companion to Western Art, ed. Hugh Brigstocke (2001) with 100,000 linked images from the Bridgeman Art Library.

New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians 2nd ed. 29 volumes (2001)
The standard, authoritative music encyclopedia.

Film Studies

For research on films, consult the Film Studies Research Guide which includes contact information for James Steffen, the Film Studies Librarian.

Reference Books About Russian Literature

 
 
Russian Literature in the Age of Pushkin and Gogol: Prose (1999)
Stacks  PG3093 .R79 1999
Lengthly articles combine biography and criticism of individual works. Coverage is roughly to the middle of the 19th century. This volume is reserved for authors known primarily for their prose works. Pushkin and Lermontov are thus not included.

 

Russian Novelists in the Age of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky (2001)
Stacks  PG3098.3 .R874
Covers the second half of the 19th century. Each article on each author contains both biographical and critical material.

 

Subject Guide

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