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Anglo-Russian Affinities Series
Anglo-Russian Affinities Series. This book is a collection of previously published articles - supplemented by excerpts translated from Tolstoi's own writings - conveying the extent of this dynamic interchange and the reciprocal benefit gained by Britain and Russia as a result of this remarkable symbiosis of cultures.
The vastness and absorbing fascination of Anglo-Russian relations during this fast-moving time is the environment in which Professor Cross has achieved his expertise, and this selection of essays represents the scope of his work in the field over the last thirty years.
Patrick Waddington Emeritus Professor of Russian Literature,Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Series: Anglo-Russian Affinities (Book 1).
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Great Britain is separated from the continent by the English Channel and the Strait of Dover – Britain – used in writing and speaking; – Albion – a word used in some poems. It was the original Roman name for Britain.
Great Britain is separated from the continent by the English Channel and the Strait of Dover. On the one hand the kind of isolation of the country makes its geographical position different from European countries; on the other hand it has influenced the formation of the main characteristic feature of British people. That is their love for privacy. The official name of the country is The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Britain – used in writing and speaking; – Albion – a word used in some poems.
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The British Celts fought the Germanic tribes, but Anglo-Saxon army was well organized, they were very strong and warlike and it was . First of all, when Anglo-Saxon settlers came to Britain, they started to change the houses.
The British Celts fought the Germanic tribes, but Anglo-Saxon army was well organized, they were very strong and warlike and it was hard to resist them. As a result, the Britons had to leave their homes and go to the Western part of country to settle down there. This territory was called Weallas which meant the land of the foreigners. They replaced the Roman stone buildings with the wooden ones, brick and tile buildings were no longer built.
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Sixteen further letters from Patrick Gordon', by S Konovalov (e. in 'Oxford Slavonic Papers', 13 (1967), pp. 72-93. Muster, 2004, pp. 185-194.
This volume of selected essays illustrates cultural relations between Great Britain and Russia from the beginning of the 18th century to the middle of the 19th century.
Tolstoi, both as writer and thinker, exerted a compelling influence on English writers and social reformers. In turn, his own outlook on life and literary genius owed much to his keen response to British culture. This book is a collection of previously published articles -- supplemented by excerpts translated from Tolstoi's own writings -- conveying the extent of this dynamic interchange and the reciprocal benefit gained by Britain and Russia as a result of this remarkable symbiosis of cultures. An introduction by the editor traces the development of the interchange and places the various essays in their context.
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