By Ingrid Anne Kleespies
The metaphor of the nomad might at the start look striking for Russia given its historical past of serfdom, go back and forth regulations, and strict social hierarchy. yet because the imperial middle struggled to tame an unlimited territory with ever-expanding borders, principles of mobility, movement, shuttle, wandering, and homelessness got here to represent very important components within the discourse approximately nationwide id. For Russians of the 19th century nationwide id used to be something yet stable.
This rootlessness is on the middle of A country Astray. the following, Ingrid Anne Kleespies lines a twin of the nomad and its courting to Russian nationwide identification during the debates and dialogue of literary works via seminal writers like Karamzin, Pushkin, Chaadaev, Goncharov, and Dostoevsky. attractive to scholars of Russian Romanticism, nationhood, and identification, in addition to normal readers attracted to exile and displacement as parts of the human situation, this interdisciplinary paintings illuminates the old and philosophical underpinnings of a uncomplicated point of Russian self-determination: the nomadic structure of the Russian nation.
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A Nation Astray: Nomadism and National Identity in Russian Literature by Ingrid Anne Kleespies