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By Ingrid Anne Kleespies

ISBN-10: 0875804616

ISBN-13: 9780875804613

The metaphor of the nomad may possibly before everything appear mind-blowing for Russia given its background of serfdom, commute regulations, and strict social hierarchy. yet because the imperial middle struggled to tame an unlimited territory with ever-expanding borders, principles of mobility, movement, trip, wandering, and homelessness got here to represent vital parts within the discourse approximately nationwide identification. For Russians of the 19th century nationwide id used to be whatever yet stable.

This rootlessness is on the middle of A country Astray. right here, Ingrid Anne Kleespies strains a twin of the nomad and its dating to Russian nationwide identification in the course of the debates and dialogue of literary works by way of seminal writers like Karamzin, Pushkin, Chaadaev, Goncharov, and Dostoevsky. attractive to scholars of Russian Romanticism, nationhood, and identification, in addition to common readers attracted to exile and displacement as components of the human , this interdisciplinary paintings illuminates the ancient and philosophical underpinnings of a uncomplicated point of Russian self-determination: the nomadic structure of the Russian nation.

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