Vassili Rozanov Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)


Gollerbach, E. “V. V. Rozanov: A Critico-Biographical Study.” In Solitaria, by V. V. Rozanov, pp. 3-43. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1979.

Overview of Rozanov's life and career, quoting extensively from his works.


Lavrin, Janko. “Sex and Eros (On Rozanov, Weininger, and D. H. Lawrence).” In Aspects of Modernism from Wilde to Pirandello, pp. 141-59. London: Stanley Nott, 1935.

Argues that the erotic elements in the work of D. H. Lawrence can best be approached and understood through the “passionate metaphysical propensities” of Rozanov and Otto Weininger.

Lawrence, D. H. “Fallen Leaves by V. V. Rozanov.” In D. H. Lawrence: Selected Literary Criticism, edited by Anthony Beal, pp. 249-54. New York: Viking Press, 1956.

Review of Fallen Leaves in which Lawrence praises Rozanov's honest expression of his “terribly modern” view of the world.

Rozanov, V. V. “Fallen Leaves.Virginia Quarterly Review 3, No. 1 (January 1927): 87- 98.

Excerpts from Fallen Leaves, translated by S. S. Koteliansky.

Sinyavsky, Andrei. “Rozanov.” In Ideology in Russian Literature, edited by Richard Freeborn and Jane Grayson, pp. 116-33. London: Macmillan and the School of Slavonic Studies, University of London: 1990.

Examines Rozanov's ideology regarding literature, religion, and culture.

Slonim, Marc. “Mystics, Philosophers, and Marxists.” In Modern Russian Literature from Chekhov to the Present, pp. 103-24. New York: Oxford University Press, 1953.

Discusses Rozanov's work in the context of Russia's “aesthetic rebellion” of the 1890s.