Two centuries of short stories by twenty-five titans of Russian literature, from Pushkin and Gogol to Tatyana Tolstaya and Svetlana Alexievich--in the beautifully jacketed Pocket Classics series. Russian Stories rounds up marvelous short stories by all the Russian heavyweights, including Pushkin, Gogol, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Turgenev, Chekhov, Bulgakov, and Nabokov, and continuing up to contemporary writers such as Tatyana Tolstaya and the recent Nobel Prize-winner Svetlana Alexievich. There is no similar one-volume collection of the best of the Russian greats in English, and especially none that include as many women as this one does, including a story by the recently rediscovered Teffi, who was widely hailed a century ago in Russia as ´´the female Chekhov.´´ From the fate-changing storms that sweep through Alexander Pushkin´s ´´The Blizzard´´ and Leo Tolstoy´s ´´The Snow Storm´´ to the political whirlwind of perestroika that shapes Vladimir Sorokin´s 1985 story ´´Start of the Season´´ to the aftermath of the collapse of the Soviet Union as experienced by ordinary people in Alexievich´s ´´Landscape of Loneliness,´´ these riveting stories chronicle not only the particular dramas and upheavals of the Russian people but also the tribulations and triumphs of the human spirit.
Twelve tales by such masters as Chekhov, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Pushkin, others. Excellent word-for-word English translations on facing pages, plus teaching and study aids, Russian/English vocabulary, biographical/critical introductions, more.
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