Synopses & Reviews
Lidiya Chukovskaya's Sofia Petrovna is one of the most interesting novels in modern Russian literature. This edition is designed with a wide range of aids to provide access to contemporary students reading their first extended work of Russian literature. It includes the complete Russian text, notes, an introduction and exercises covering vocabulary and syntax that occur throughout the text to test student's comprehension and understanding, to facilitate discussion and writing projects, etc. A set of three audio CDs are also available, allowing students to listen to the Russian as well as to read it.
Complete Russian text, with notes, introduction, and exercises covering vocabulary and syntax. Classroom exercises, topics for essays, questions for discussion. Running vocabulary for the sections of this text are available at pullins.com.
Complete Russian text of Chukovskaya's novel with notes, an introduction, exercises covering vocabulary and syntax, topics for essays, and questions for discussion. A set of three audio CDs in Russian is also available.
About the Author
Olga Kagan is coordinator of the undergraduate of the Russian Program at UCLA. She is the author and co-author of numerous successful textbooks.
Mara Kashper is the senior associate in Russian at Columbia University. A graduate of Leningrad State University, she is co-author of Lidiya Chukovskaya's "Sofia Petrovna" and "Reading and Speaking About Russian Newspapers" from Focus Publishing.