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The Guardians of Beauty
Floarea Virban
THE GUARDIANS OF BEAUTY

 
Dimensions: 15x21 cm
Bind: rilegato con sovraccoperta
Pages: 410
Euro: 49,90
ISBN: 978-88-97634-07-2
 


The Guardians of Beauty provides, for the first time, an integral image of the Russian literary wider Avant-garde paradigm as displayed in the literary manifestoes of its various trends (from Symbolism to OBERIU). The book is the outcome of an immediate reading and ‘deciphering’ of the texts of these sophisticated manifestoes. The complex analysis provided in this work benefited by the thorough and unusual knowledge and expertise that the author has in various fields in humanities (including literary and language studies, philosophy, and history).

 

“I had carefully picked up the literary manifestoes, one after another, as rare delicate flowers, with the intent to show to the reader their less apparent colours and in the hope of succeeding in the almost impossible task of catching their unique smell...”

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