Passage to Europe: Dostoevskii in the St. Petersburg Arcade

  title={Passage to Europe: Dostoevskii in the St. Petersburg Arcade},
  author={Katia Dianina},
  journal={Slavic Review},
  pages={237 - 257}
The St. Petersburg Passage—a shopping arcade and recreation complex, comprising restaurants, exhibitions, amateur theater, and the Literary Fund—was a remarkable center of public life in imperial Russia. Contemporary journalists wrote incessantly about the Passage, celebrating the various forms of popular entertainment that it offered. In his strange unfinished story “The Crocodile,” which also takes place in the Russian arcade, Fedor Dostoevskii parodies this trivial discourse of the daily… 
4 Citations

Eating Out in Imperial Russia: Class, Nationality, and Dining before the Great Reforms

During the first half of the nineteenth century, arguments over Russian social structure played a central role in discussions of eating establishments. The Russian state controlled these

A liberal countryside? The Manchester Ramblers' Federation and the ‘social readjustment’ of urban citizens, 1929–1936

ABSTRACT: Ramblers often voiced reformist ideas about how cities and their inhabitants might be improved. This article demonstrates how the Manchester Ramblers' Federation utilized themes of freedom

Progress, decline and redemption: understanding war and imagining Europe, 1870s–1890s

Abstract The aim of this article is to shed light on the ways in which ideas of and discourses about Europe were influenced by some readings of war and war violence from the 1870s to the 1890s. This



PSS, 20:217. For more onEpokha's Russian orientation, see Nechaeva

  • liberalov-vspomnite Belinskogo: razve ne vrag otechetsva soznatel'nyi, razve ne retrograd?" Letter to Maikov from

Podrostok' (Dopolnenie k kommentariiu)," in Fridlender

  • Dostoevskii

For more on Blondin, see A. I. Batiuto's commentary to "Kalambury

  • PSS
  • 1990

I . I . Panaev , " Peterburgskii literaturnyi promyshlennik , " in A

    For cridcal interpretations of die epigraph, see

    • Problemy teorii i istorii literatury: Sbornik statei, posviashchennyi pamiati professoraA. N. Sokolova

    Povest' Dostoevskogo 'Krokodil

      News under Russia's Old Regime, 31. For a detailed description of the newspaper's profile, see V. O. Mikhnevich, Piatnadtsatiletie gazety "Golos


          Eto-tak nazyvaemoe prezhde 'obrazovannoe obshchestvo,' sbor vsego otreshivshegosia ot Rossii, ne ponimavshego ee i ofrantsuzivshegosia-vot chto liberal russkii

          • PSS