Aleksandr Pushkin | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Barbara Heldt Monter

This literature criticism consists of approximately 11 pages of analysis & critique of Aleksandr Pushkin.
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Critical Essay by Barbara Heldt Monter

SOURCE: "Love and Death in Pushkin's 'Little Tragedies'," in Modern Critical Views: Alexander Pushkin, edited by Harold Bloom, Chelsea House Publishers, 1987, pp. 65-71.

In the following essay, originally published in 1972, Monter probes the thematic unity of Pushkin's "Little Tragedies" in their concern with "the recognition of love and the recognition of death."

A critical attempt to correlate separate works of the same author could hardly be more justified than in the case of Pushkin's four "Little Tragedies." All were completed in the fall of 1830: The Miserly Knight (Skupoi rytsar'), Mozart and Salieri (Motsart i Sal'eri) and The Stone Guest (Kamennyi gost') on October 23, October 26, and November 4 respectively. Pushkin may have been thinking about these three since 1826, but for such finished works their...

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