|Plot Summary of Reminiscences of a Russian Antiquarian Bookseller|
|"The memoirs recounts Glazer's sixty years' experience in the book world of his time and place. Glazer gives the reader a detailed account of his encounters with booklovers in all walks of life; noted bibliophiles, scholars, bookmen, writers whom he inspired with an interest for books. The many 'treasures' and private collections handled by Glazer are described in the book, mostly Russian works from the 16th to 20th century, writings of Russian authors such as Pushkin and many others."
israeli paula, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Reminiscences of a Russian Antiquarian Bookseller|
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Period of greatest activity?
Subject of Biography
- small businessman
Biography of famous person?
How sensitive is this person?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other people
- average physique
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 4 ()
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- explicit references to deaths
Book makes you feel?
Is book humorous?
Commentary on society?
- justice system
- a lot of stream of consciousness
Writer's slant towards subject:
Story of entire life, or part?
- story of nearly entire life
How much dialogue in bio?
- little dialog
A LOT of info about personal vices?
How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?
- 76%-100% of book
How much is philosophy rather than life story?
- 26-50% of book
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