Andrei Platonov; Children's Literature

Givens, John
July 2013
Russian Studies in Literature;Summer2013, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p3
Academic Journal
Articles reevaluating the works of Andrei Platonov and assessing the state of contemporary children's literature are characterized.


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