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Mackail, J. W. (John William), 1859-1945. Russia's gift to the world - Image 27. 1915. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 20, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/1430/show/1402.

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Mackail, J. W. (John William), 1859-1945. (1915). Russia's gift to the world - Image 27. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/1430/show/1402

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Mackail, J. W. (John William), 1859-1945, Russia's gift to the world - Image 27, 1915, Socialist and Communist Pamphlets, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed November 20, 2019, https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/1430/show/1402.

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Title Russia's gift to the world
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Mackail, J. W. (John William), 1859-1945
Publisher Hodder and Stoughton
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • New York
  • London
Date 1915
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Russia
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 48 pages; 22 cm.
Original Item Location DK32.7.M3 1915
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304497~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Title Image 27
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Transcript Russia's Gift to the World 25 has been made a serious art, inspired by active imagination, and effecting the realisation of beauty through common effort. It has been said quite justly of Russian literary and dramatic masterpieces that in them the hero is not so much this or that individual, as the whole people; and this holds good of their art as well. It is national, and popular, in the highest sense. THE DRAMA Dramatic production is a mixed art. It contains the elements of literature, music, the rhythm of speech and movement, form, colour, and decoration. Of all the arts, it is probably the most powerful, as it is certainly the widest, in its appeal. For it affects all the senses, it gives scope to all the intelligence, and through both it acts very powerfully on the feelings and the imagination. The Russian drama is of European importance; and quite recently a Russian movement has begun a revolution in the theatre and in all the arts connected with it. The first Russian theatre was started as long ago as 1703, and the first Russian opera-house not many years later. But native Russian drama begins definitely in 1831, the date of production of a comedy and a tragedy, both of first-rate excellence, Griboyedov's The Misfortune of Being Clever, and Pushkin's Boris Godunov. There has been a succession of dramatists ever since. Gogol's satirical comedy of The Inspector-General still remains a classic and a popular favourite. Both Turgenev and Tolstoy wrote plays in which their genius manifests itself no /ess than in their other writings. Ostrovsky introduced modern " realistic " drama into Russia a generation before it appeared in the West ; his plays are still frequently produced. The production of dramatic works in recent years is large ; and f