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The Portable Twentieth-Century Russian Reader

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Publisher Comments:

Clarence Brown's marvelous collection introduces readers to the most resonant voices of twentieth-century Russia. It includes stories by Chekhov, Gorky, Bunin, Zamyatin, Babel, Nabokov, Solzhenitsyn, and Voinovich; excerpts from Andrei Bely's Petersburg, Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita, Boris Pasternak's Dr. Zhivago, and Sasha Solokov's A School for Fools; the complete text of Yuri Olesha's 1927 masterpiece Envy; and poetry by Alexander Blok, Anna Akhmatova, and Osip Mandelstam.

Edited by Clarence Brown.

About the Author

Clarence Brown is an acclaimed translator and professor of comparative literature at Princeton University. He is the translator of the Penguin Classics edition of We by Yevgeny Zamyatin.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140151077
Subtitle:
Revised and Updated Edition
Editor:
Brown, Clarence
Author:
Various
Author:
Brown, Clarence
Author:
Guerney, Bernard G.
Other:
Gibian, George
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Collections and anthologies
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Russian literature
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literary
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
Viking Portable Library
Publication Date:
19930801
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
640
Dimensions:
7.78x5.05x1.16 in. 1.00 lbs.

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » International
Fiction and Poetry » Anthologies » Russian Literature
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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » Eastern Europe

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