Nineteenth Century Portable Russian Reader

George Gibian

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    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.

    "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...

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    ISBN-13 9780140151039
    Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint Penguin Books Ltd
    Number of Pages 672
    Publication Date 25111993
    Binding Paperback

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