Master and Margarita | Critical Essay by Vladimir Lakshin

This literature criticism consists of approximately 49 pages of analysis & critique of Master and Margarita.
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Critical Essay by Vladimir Lakshin

SOURCE: Lakshin, Vladimir. “Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita.” In Twentieth-Century Russian Literary Criticism, edited by Victor Erlich, pp. 247-83. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1975.

In the essay that follows, Lakshin presents an overview of The Master and Margarita and the novel's place in modern Russian literature.

Where there is no love of art, there is no criticism either.Do you want to be a connoisseur of the arts?” Winckelmann says.Try to love the artist, look for beauty in his creations.

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On a strange, fantastic moonlit night after Satan's Ball when Margarita is united with her beloved by the power of magic charms, the omnipotent Woland asks the Master to show him his novel about Pontius Pilate. The Master is in no position to do...

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