Literature as a Cemetery of Stylistic Finds

Roll, Serafima
January 1998
Contextualizing Transition: Interviews with Contemporary Russian;1998, p77
Book Chapter
This chapter of the book Contextualizing Transition: Interviews with Contemporary Russian Writers & Critics presents an interview with critic Vladimir Sorokin about Russian literature in the 1990s. Sorokin is very interested in the problem of the body/text relationship. He works constantly with the border zones in which the body intrudes into the text. In addition, Sorokin believes that violence is a part of every literary avant-garde, including Surrealism. Meanwhile, he assesses a literary movement as a flexible and changeable process.


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