The Intelligentsia and Its Critics

Gary Saul Morson*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to Russian History
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9781405135603
StatePublished - Apr 6 2009


  • Chernyshevsky's utopian novel What Is To Be Done? - Peter Great's Book of Deportment for Westernizing nobility
  • Counter-tradition - surprisingness
  • Histories of Russian culture and "the intelligentsia"
  • Ideas - terrorism and "the Russian aspect of their teachings"
  • Ideas - the Munchausen syndrome
  • Identity - Herzen and the pre-intelligentsia
  • Intelligentsia and its critics
  • Russian intelligentsia - affecting modern world by its very existence
  • Way of life - "realist manners"
  • Way of life - Chernyshevsky versus Chekhov

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities

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