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fiery angel a sixteenth century romance by Valery Yakovlevich Bryusov

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Published by Hyperion Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementby Valeri Briussov ; translated by Ivor Montagu and Sergei Nalbandov.
SeriesClassics of Russian literature, The Hyperion library of world literature
LC ClassificationsPG3453.B7 O313 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination392 p. ;
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4891534M
ISBN 100883554755, 0883554763
LC Control Number76023872

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The Fiery Angel (Russian: огненный ангел, Ognenny Angel) is a novel by Russian writer Valery Bryusov. It was first serialized in the Russian literary monthly Vesy in –08, and then published in a book form (in two volumes) in Set in sixteenth-century Germany, it Publisher: Scorpion (Russian), Humphrey Toulmin (English). "The Fiery Angel," along with Ravel's "Gaspard de la Nuit" and other 20th-century music experiments with evil, occupy the first chapters of Walsh's book. He sees a sign of hope in the very. Michael Walsh's new book, The Fiery Angel, takes its title from a novel by Valery Brusov (which inspired a later opera by Sergei Prokofiev of the same name). It's an allusion to Madiel, the demon. Fiery Angel. Headed by Edward Snape and Marilyn Eardley, Fiery Angel is a theatre company that produces and general manages drama, comedy, musicals and event theatre in London, throughout the UK & internationally. Featured Items. The 39 Steps. This is .

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