The Persian Frontier: Griboedov as Orientalist and Literary Hero

@article{Brintlinger2003ThePF,
  title={The Persian Frontier: Griboedov as Orientalist and Literary Hero},
  author={Angela Brintlinger},
  journal={Canadian Slavonic Papers},
  year={2003},
  volume={45},
  pages={371 - 393}
}
Abstract Recent studies in the concept of Russian Orientalism have carved out new theoretical ground for a specifically Russian version, often tri-partite, of Edward Said’s well-known dichotomy of Orient and Occident. This essay builds on that research, on Lotman’s ideas of the poetics of everyday behaviour, and theories of the frontier to explore Aleksandr Griboedov’s life (and death) and their connections to literature. I argue that not only did Griboedov’s contemporaries conceive of his life… Expand
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