Companions to Russian Literature (Series)

Series Editor: Thomas Seifrid (University of Southern California, Los Angeles)

“Companions to Russian Literature” features supplementary volumes designed to enrich and inform the reading of key works in the history of Russian literature. ASP Companions are accessible guides for general readers without knowledge of Russian or extensive familiarity with Russian literary history, while also providing an au courant introduction to advanced study. Each volume is written by an individual scholar with recognized expertise on the work. Each volume provides information essential to understanding the text in its cultural and historical context, while also illuminating the most pertinent interpretive issues and providing an essential bibliography for further study.