Master and Margarita | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Carol Arenberg

This literature criticism consists of approximately 35 pages of analysis & critique of Master and Margarita.
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Critical Essay by Carol Arenberg

SOURCE: Arenberg, Carol. “Mythic and Daimonic Paradigms in Bulgakov's Master i Margarita.Essays in Literature IX, no. 1 (spring 1982): 107-25.

In the following essay, Arenberg examines Bulgakov's views of history and the artist, and considers the ways in which these views led to the thematic structure of The Master and Margarita.

The underlying thematic structure of Bulgakov's Master i Margarita (1940) has proved to be elusive, for it contains elements that seem to contradict every theory. Since 1966-67, when Soviet Authorities allowed the novel to be published (and it was immediately acclaimed a literary masterpiece), it has produced a spate of literary analyses and explorations from various points of view, ranging from Proffer's early study of the novel as a form of Manippean satire1 to Lesley Milne's monograph examining the...

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