M. Lermontov : Geroi nashego vremeni
David Richard (Reader in Russian, University of Exeter) examines two of the most striking features of M. Lermontov's novel, 'A hero of our times,' - the design of the work and the character of the hero.
The recording is in English with quotations in Russian.
The first half of the recording looks at the shape of the work: An analysis of the structure of, 'Geroi nashego vremeni'; the author's employment of several narrators, the order of the various episodes and the balanced arrangement of the principal characters; explanation of the advantages of the pattern chosen by Lermontov.
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