Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 June 2019

256 Pages | 2

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474452298

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Writers, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia

Ingunn Lunde

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Russian Language and Society

  • Highlights the role of writers, and of fiction, in the language debates of post-Soviet Russia
  • Looks at the subject from the point of view of literary language discussing six texts in detai
  • Features work by Tatiana Tolstaia, Evgenii Vodolazkin, Evgenii Popov, Vladimir Sorokin, Valerii Votrin and Mikhail Gigolashvili
  • Introduces a new concept of a 'performative metalanguage' -- one that opens up new perspectives for sociolinguistic research on metalanguage

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