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Author Volkov, Solomon

Title Romanov riches : Russian writers and artists under the tsars / Solomon Volkov ; translated from the Russian by Antonina W. Bouis

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Knopf, 2011
Edition First edition
 CCRI-Lincoln  DK37.8 .R6 V55 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DK37.8.R6 V55 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  DK37.8.R6 V55 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 285 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note "Translation is from an unpublished manuscript"--T.p. verso
"Published in ... Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto"--T.p. verso
"This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The first Romanovs : from Tsar Mikhail to Peter I -- Kantemir, Lomonosov, and Barkov -- Catherine the Great and the culture of her era -- Paul I and Alexander I ; Karamzin and Zhukovsky -- Alexander I, Zhukovsky, and young Pushkin -- Nicholas I and Pushkin -- Lermontov and Briullov -- Gogol, Ivanov, Tyutchev and the end of the Nicholas I era -- Alexander II, Tolstoy, Turgenev, and Dostoevsky -- Herzen, Tolstoy, and the women's issue -- Tchaikovsky and homosexuality in imperial Russia -- Dostoevsky and the Romanovs -- Alexander III, the Wanderers, and Mussorgsky -- Nicholas II and Lenin as art connoisseurs
LC subject Romanov, House of -- History
Romanov, House of -- Art patronage
Authors, Russian -- Biography
Russian literature -- History and criticism
Artists -- Russia -- Biography
Composers -- Russia -- Biography
Arts, Russian -- History
Russia -- Kings and rulers -- Biography
Russia -- Intellectual life
Russia -- History -- 1613-1917
Add Author Bouis, Antonina W
ISBN 0307270637