In the paper copy, many issues will include entries under the heading “Bibliograficheskie i spravochnye izdaniia.” This is certainly more straightforward in many ways. The extensive bibliography and annotations will provide the researcher with a wealth of information on the works described. This guide to literary sources is the most current publication of its kind on the subject.
However, since the INION bulletins were issued monthly it is a very time consuming search. The literary contents of each work are described and citations to reviews of the bibliographies are included in each entry. The scope of the work is broad covering folklore, children’s literature, illegal publications, archival resources, literary societies, regional writers as well as the major authors of Russia and the Soviet Union.
The compilers give a basic profile of each work listed, including information on the number of entries, the depth of coverage and the basic arrangement. U of I Library Call Number : Russian Reference 016.8917 M57r V.1 Hathi Trust full text: In our collection it is perhaps the second volume of this work that is used most commonly.
The work does suffer from the censorship of the period. It contains references to individual works by the writers of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Before we proceed any further, we would like to draw your attention to a resource that can facilitate your search for information.If a resource mentioned on this page is available in Hathi Trust as a full-text document, we provide a link to it.However, even if a resource is available only for search (and most of the resources on this page are), it can still be helpful: it allows you to find out if a term or a person you are looking for is mentioned in a particular resource and how often it is mentioned.The volume includes essays on research methods for literary studies. A review of the table of contents will give the literary scholar an overview of the types of reference sources that exist in the field. The guide is divided into thematic sections on such topics as Marxism-Leninism in literary works, general questions, indexes of periodical publications, indexes of bibliographic works, works on pseudonyms, terminological dictionaries, individual literary periods, thematic index of literature, index of sources on individual writers and an index of literary critics.
The entry above which can be found on p.66 of the bibliography, is representative of the type of detail that can be expected in the annotations throughout the work.
Gasimov places the confession of the lead protagonist, who claims that he is ‘not an Asian anymore’, in the broader context of the cultural history of Baku, a site of conflict as well as of cosmopolitan belonging between empires.