An anthology of 19th-century Russian literature containing extracts of poetry, prose and drama including lyric poems by Pushkin, Lermontov and Tyutchev; short stories by Gogol, Turgenev, Dostoevsky and Tolstoy; and passages from Herzen's memoirs and Chekhov's plays. read more...
"The Portable Nineteenth-Century Russian Reader" magnificently represents the great voices of this era. It includes such masterworks of world literature as Pushkin's poem "The Bronze Horseman"; Gogol's "The Overcoat"; Turgenev's novel "First Love"; Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya"; Tolstoy's "The Death of Ivan Ilych"; and "The Grand Inquisitor" episode from Dostoyevsky's "The Brothers Karamazov"; plus poetry, plays, short stories, novel excerpts, and essays by such writers as Griboyedov, Pavlova, Herzen, Goncharov, Saltykov-Shchedrin, and Maksim Gorky. Distinguished scholar George Gibian provides an introduction, chronology, biographical essays, and a bibliography. read less...
|Publisher||Penguin Books Ltd|
|Imprint||Penguin Books Ltd|
|Number of Pages||672|