Books in category Literary Collections – Russian & Former Soviet Union

  • The Fox and I

    The Fox and I
    Charles Edward Eaton

    This thirteenth collection by Charles Edward Eaton opens with a sequence of poems about his native South, employing, as his second section suggests, both tribal words and civilized eloquence.

  • Notes from a Dead House

    Notes from a Dead House
    Fyodor Dostoevsky

    The account he wrote after his release, based on notes he smuggled out, was the first book to reveal life inside the Russian penal system. The book not only brought him fame but also founded the tradition of Russian prison writing.

  • A Sportsman s Sketches Complete

    A Sportsman’s Sketches Complete
    Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev

    HOR AND KALINITCH Anyone who has chanced to pass from the Bolhovsky district into the Zhizdrinsky district, must have been impressed by the striking difference between the race of people in the province of Orel and the population of the …

  • Eugene Onegin

    Eugene Onegin
    Alexander Pushkin

    Outstanding translation of Pushkin's most acclaimed work recounts a tale of post-Napoleonic society in which a jaded young aristocrat rejects the love of a country maiden. This edition is enhanced by 16 lithographs.

  • The Thin Thread of Destiny

    The Thin Thread of Destiny
    Lara Prodan

    The story details the life of the russian family, spanning four generations, and tracing the post-revolution social and political upheavals of Russia.

  • Poor Folk

    Poor Folk
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Contemporary critics lauded Poor Folk for its humanitarian themes. While Vissarion Belinsky dubbed the novel Russia's first "social novel" and Alexander Herzen called it a major socialist work, other critics detected parody and satire.

  • Lectures on Russian Literature

    Lectures on Russian Literature
    Ivan Panin

    Its leading figure was Maxim Gorky, who laid the foundations of this style. Nikolay Ostrovsky's novel How the Steel Was Tempered has been among the most successful works of Russian literature. Alexander Fadeyev achieved success in Russia.

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    Пушкин, А.С.

    В основе одного из лучшего и характернейшего для А. С. Пушкина произведения в прозе – трагическая судьба молодого человека, …

  • Le Gouffre et Dans le brouillard de Leonide Andre ev

    Le Gouffre et Dans le brouillard de Leonide Andreïev
    Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Une fiche de lecture spécialement conçue pour le numérique, pour tout savoir sur Le Gouffre et Dans le brouillard de Leonide Andreïev. Chaque fiche de lecture présente une œuvre clé de la littérature ou de la pensée.

  • The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky Translated by Constance Garnett

    The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky (Translated by Constance Garnett)
    Joseph Cowley

    Fyodor Dostoevsky was the son of a doctor.

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