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Peasants were a familiar part of the landscape of Russian literature until as a class, with the end of serfdom and the beginning of communism, they ceased to exist. We … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Literary rambles

The low hills of English literature are better for rambling on than the high peaks. They are often a better guide to the culture and history of the times in … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment