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The literature of Georgia = ქართული ლიტერატურის ისტორია : a history/ Donald Rayfield.

By: Rayfield, Donald, 1942-.
Contributor(s): Rayfield, Donald translator.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Caucasus World. London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014, © 1994.Edition: 2nd rev. ed.Description: 320 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0700711635.Other title: Kʻartʻuli literaturis istoria.Subject(s): Georgian literature -- History and criticism | ქართული ლიტერატურა | ქართული ლიტერატურის ისტორია და კრიტიკაDDC classification: 899/.96909 Online resources: Table of contents | Publisher description
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: PART I -- THE MAKING OF THE CLASSICAL AGE -- THE FIFTH TO THE ELEVENTH CENTURIES: ASCETICISM & BYZANTIUM -- 1. Laying the foundation 19 -- 2. Lyrical poetry: hymnography 27 -- 3. Original prose: from homilies to hagiography 40 -- 4. The Lives of the Fathers: Serapion Zarzmeli, Grigol Khandzteli 50 -- 5. Chronicles: the 'Conversion' and 'Life' of Georgia 56 -- 6. The dawn of secular literature: Balahvar and lodasap 63 -- PART II -- THE GOLDEN AGE, THE FALL & THE RESURRECTION -- THE TWELFTH TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURIES: COURT & COURTLY LOVE -- 7. Prose romance: Rustaveli's precursors 69 -- 8. Rustaveli and The Knight in the Panther Skin 76 -- 9. Religious literature of the Golden Age 87 -- 10. The later chronicles 91 -- 11. Rebuilding on a tabula rasa 96 -- 12. The authorial persona: King Teimuraz I 102 -- 13. Kings and enlightenment 10o7 -- 14. Three great poets: Guramishvili, Sayat-Nova and Besiki 15 -- 15. The last gasps of the eighteenth century 2z6 -- PART 111 -- ROMANTIC & CIVIC LITERATURE -- THE NINETEENTH CENTURY: RUSSIAN TUTELAGE -- 16. Exiled royalty: the Bagration writers 131 -- 17. Romantic poets: Chavchavadze, the Orbelianis, Baratashvili 138 -- 18. The birth of modern prose and drama 150 -- 19. The luminaries: Ilia Chavchavadze and Akaki Tsereteli 159 -- 20. Lesser luminaries: populists and pedagogues 169 -- 21. Melodrama, revolt and commercial literature 175 -- PART IV -- THE REDISCOVERY OF ROOTS -- 1880-1914: VAZHA-PSHAVELA & HEROIC FOLK POETRY -- 22. Vazha-Pshavela 187 -- 23. Folk poetry and its relevance to literature 196 -- PART V -- THE AGE OF INTERNATIONALISM -- THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE DASHING OF HOPE -- 24. Two theatres: the political arena and drama 211 -- 25. Narrative prose and Mikheil Javakhishvili zi6 -- 26. Dreaming poets: Grishashvili, Robakidze and the Blue Horns 227 -- 27. Mythmakers under Socialism: Shanshiashvili, Konstantine Gamsakhurdia 245 -- 28. The poetry of Galaktion Tabidze, Giorgi Leonidze and Simon Chikovani 251 -- 29. Beria's Holocaust 261 -- 30. Literature after the Great Terror 27I -- 31. From thaw to deluge 279 -- Notes 293 -- Bibliography 303 -- Index 311.
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Includes bibliographical references: p. 303-310 and index.

Machine generated contents note: PART I -- THE MAKING OF THE CLASSICAL AGE -- THE FIFTH TO THE ELEVENTH CENTURIES: ASCETICISM & BYZANTIUM -- 1. Laying the foundation 19 -- 2. Lyrical poetry: hymnography 27 -- 3. Original prose: from homilies to hagiography 40 -- 4. The Lives of the Fathers: Serapion Zarzmeli, Grigol Khandzteli 50 -- 5. Chronicles: the 'Conversion' and 'Life' of Georgia 56 -- 6. The dawn of secular literature: Balahvar and lodasap 63 -- PART II -- THE GOLDEN AGE, THE FALL & THE RESURRECTION -- THE TWELFTH TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURIES: COURT & COURTLY LOVE -- 7. Prose romance: Rustaveli's precursors 69 -- 8. Rustaveli and The Knight in the Panther Skin 76 -- 9. Religious literature of the Golden Age 87 -- 10. The later chronicles 91 -- 11. Rebuilding on a tabula rasa 96 -- 12. The authorial persona: King Teimuraz I 102 -- 13. Kings and enlightenment 10o7 -- 14. Three great poets: Guramishvili, Sayat-Nova and Besiki 15 -- 15. The last gasps of the eighteenth century 2z6 -- PART 111 -- ROMANTIC & CIVIC LITERATURE -- THE NINETEENTH CENTURY: RUSSIAN TUTELAGE -- 16. Exiled royalty: the Bagration writers 131 -- 17. Romantic poets: Chavchavadze, the Orbelianis, Baratashvili 138 -- 18. The birth of modern prose and drama 150 -- 19. The luminaries: Ilia Chavchavadze and Akaki Tsereteli 159 -- 20. Lesser luminaries: populists and pedagogues 169 -- 21. Melodrama, revolt and commercial literature 175 -- PART IV -- THE REDISCOVERY OF ROOTS -- 1880-1914: VAZHA-PSHAVELA & HEROIC FOLK POETRY -- 22. Vazha-Pshavela 187 -- 23. Folk poetry and its relevance to literature 196 -- PART V -- THE AGE OF INTERNATIONALISM -- THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: THE DASHING OF HOPE -- 24. Two theatres: the political arena and drama 211 -- 25. Narrative prose and Mikheil Javakhishvili zi6 -- 26. Dreaming poets: Grishashvili, Robakidze and the Blue Horns 227 -- 27. Mythmakers under Socialism: Shanshiashvili, Konstantine Gamsakhurdia 245 -- 28. The poetry of Galaktion Tabidze, Giorgi Leonidze and Simon Chikovani 251 -- 29. Beria's Holocaust 261 -- 30. Literature after the Great Terror 27I -- 31. From thaw to deluge 279 -- Notes 293 -- Bibliography 303 -- Index 311.

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