2 edition of seventeenth-century Russian popular satires. found in the catalog.
seventeenth-century Russian popular satires.
Richard Hughes Marshall
Written in English
|LC Classifications||PG3101 M37|
The word satire derives from satura, and its origin was not influenced by the Greek mythological figure of the satyr. In the 17th century, philologist Isaac Casaubon was the first to dispute the etymology of satire from satyr, contrary to the belief up to that time. The Tale of Frol Skobeev (Russian: Повесть о Фроле Скобеевe, Povest' o Frole Skobeeve) is an anonymous Russian tale dating from the late seventeenth century or early eighteenth century. The tale is significant as it is one of the earliest Russian literary works to refer to fornication and roguery without any overtones of Christian moral judgment from the narrator.
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