Plekhanov, Georgii Valentinovich. N. A. Nekrasov.

Geneva, Izdanie Zagranichnoi Ligi Russkoi Revoliutsionnoi Sotsial'demokratii, 1903.

31 pp. Original printed wrappers. 8vo.


First edition of the text of a speech held by the father of Russian Marxism, Georgi Plekhanov, in Geneva, on the 25th anniversary of the poet Nikolai Nekrasov's death. Plekhanov here repeats a point made during Nekrasov's funeral in 1878, namely that Nekrasov's literary role dwarfs the achievements of Alexander Pushkin, because it instilled in Russian readers a sense of socio-political responsibility. Initially intended to be published in the journal "Iskra", Plekhanov's text was printed in a separate edition.

Lacking rear wrapper; lower right corner scuffed; else internally very good.

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