The Life of A Bishop's Assistant

The Life of A Bishop's Assistant

Book - 2017 | First Dalkey Archive edition
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Life of a Bishop's Assistant is a "rewritten" biography of the 18th century historical figure, Gavriil Dobrinin. The son of a priest, he became an assistant to a bishop before being fortunate to rise all the way to gubernia procurator. Despite the obscurity of Dobrinin, it is Shklovsky's narration of his story that takes center stage. Like Zoo, or Letters Not About Love, Life of a Bishop's Assistant is a notable example of experimentation with narrative form in the early twentieth century by one of its leading theorists.
Publisher: Victoria, TX : Dalkey Archive Press, 2017
Edition: First Dalkey Archive edition
ISBN: 9781628971743 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1628971746 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
Branch Call Number: FIC SHKLOVSKII
Characteristics: 136 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Yermishova, Valeriya - Translator

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