Andrey Bely Analysis


(Great Authors of World Literature, Critical Edition)

Christa, Boris, ed. Andrey Bely Centenary Papers. Amsterdam: A. M. Hakkert, 1980. A broad-ranging collection of articles.

Cioran, Samuel D. The Apocalyptic Symbolism of Andrej Belyj. The Hague, the Netherlands: Mouton, 1973. An effort to explain Bely’s worldview.

Elsworth, J. D. Andrey Bely. Letchworth, England: Bradda Books, 1972. A concise biographical account.

Hellman, Ben. Poets of Hope and Despair: The Russian Symbolists in War and Revolution (1914-1918). Helsinki: Institute for Russian and East European Studies, 1995. Examines Symbolist writers in Russia, including Bely. Bibliographical references are provided.

Janecek, Gerald, ed. Andrey Bely: A Critical Review. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1978. Broad-ranging collection of articles.

Keys, Roger. The Reluctant Modernist: Andrei Belyi and the Development of Russian Fiction, 1902-1914. New York: Clarendon Press, 1996. Places Bely’s career in context. Includes bibliographical references and an index.

Malmstad, John, ed. Andrey Bely: Spirit of Symbolism. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1987. A collection of long studies, each devoted to a major aspect of Bely’s writing.

Maslenikov, Oleg A. The Frenzied Poets: Andrey Bely and the Russian Symbolists. New York: Greenwood Press, 1968. The first full-length work on Bely in English.

Mochulsky, Konstantin. Andrei Bely: His Life and Works. Ann Arbor, Mich.: Ardis, 1977. A survey of Bely’s career.