Sunlit frosts and snowstorms: The Russian winter in literature

Published: 1/12/2016
Sunlit frosts and snowstorms: The Russian winter in literature
Source: RBTH.COM

Each season has inspired Russian writers and poets in its own way. But winter had a particular effect: the ringing silence, the glow of snow, the bells of a speeding troika, the creaking of blades and the crunch of steps - just about every Russian classic has described these. The peculiarity of the Russian character manifests itself in the love of winter: dreaminess, thoughtfulness, detachment, ex

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