Nineteenth Century Portable Russian Reader
Edited by George Gibian
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Nineteenth Century Portable Russian Reader by George Gibian
Book Description"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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780140151039
(198mm x 128mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books Ltd
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Nov-1993
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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War and Peace, Paperback (December 1995)
This "Critical Edition" is based on the Maude translation. The text includes three maps of Napoleon's campaigns and battles in Russia, the publication history of "War and Peace", selections from Tolstoy's letters and diaries, three drafts of his introduction to the novel, and 20 critical essays.
Anna Karenina, Paperback (October 1995)» View all books by George Gibian
The text of this revised edition of Tolstoy's novel is based upon the 1939 translation by Louise and Aylmer Maude. The editor has made several textual changes and has revised and added to the footnotes. New critical material has been added to this edition, reflecting current ideas.
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