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Original Essays | September 15, 2014

Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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A brilliant new translation of a perennial favorite of Russian Literature

The first major Russian novel, A Hero of Our Time was both lauded and reviled upon publication. Its dissipated hero, twenty-five-year-old Pechorin, is a beautiful and magnetic but nihilistic young army officer, bored by life and indifferent to his many sexual conquests. Chronicling his unforgettable adventures in the Caucasus involving brigands, smugglers, soldiers, rivals, and lovers, this classic tale of alienation influenced Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, and Chekhov in Lermontovs own century, and finds its modern-day counterparts in Anthony Burgesss A Clockwork Orange, the novels of Chuck Palahniuk, and the films and plays of Neil LaBute.

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780875010496
Translator:
Nabokov, Vladimir
Translator:
Nabokov, Dmitri
Author:
Nabokov, Vladimir
Author:
Lermontov, Mikhail
Author:
Nabokov, Dmitri
Publisher:
Overlook TP
Location:
Woodstock
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Continental european fiction (fictional works
Subject:
Psychological
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Russia
Subject:
Caucasus
Subject:
Russian & Former Soviet Union
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
16
Publication Date:
1988
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
210
Dimensions:
6.91x4.47x.60 in. .50 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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