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Visit to the Museum, the (1939) [Short Story]
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A man enters a museum looking for a bit of old Russia. After a lengthy, confusing, surrealistic tour, he finally finds a way out, only to find himself in the Soviet state.

First published in Sovremennyya Zapiski. First translated into English for Esquire, March 1963.

Original title: Посещение музея [Poseshchenie muzeya]
Original languages: Russian

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Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Russian Beauty and Other Stories, a (1973) [Collection]
      Author: Vladimir Nabokov
     Fiction of the Absurd (1980) [Anthology]
      Authors: Franz Kafka , Albert Camus , Samuel Beckett , Voltaire , Joseph Heller , Vladimir Nabokov , Nikolai Gogol , Ingeborg Bachmann , Eugène Ionesco , Tommaso Landolfi , Flann O'Brien , Daniil Kharms , Witold Gombrowicz , Juan Carlos Onetti
     Magical Realist Fiction (1984) [Anthology]
      Authors: William Faulkner , Henry James , Franz Kafka , Milan Kundera , D. H. Lawrence , Leo Tolstoy , Virginia Woolf , Thomas Mann , Octavio Paz , Eudora Welty , John Cheever , Donald Barthelme , Gabriel García Márquez , Vladimir Nabokov , Julio Cortázar , Italo Calvino , Jorge Luis Borges , Rainer Maria Rilke , Nikolai Gogol , Isaac Babel , Clarice Lispector , Carlos Fuentes , Hugo von Hofmannsthal , Tommaso Landolfi , Bruno Schulz , Alfonso Reyes , Henri Michaux , Elizabeth Bishop , Yuri Olesha , Osip Mandelstam , María Luisa Bombal , Aníbal Monteiro Machado , Vjekoslav Kaleb , Alejo Carpentier
     Portable Twentieth-Century Russian Reader, the (1985) [Anthology]
      Authors: Anton Chekhov , Leo Tolstoy , Ivan Bunin , Boris Pasternak , Alexander Solzhenitsyn , Mikhail Bulgakov , Vladimir Nabokov , Yevgeny Zamyatin , Isaac Babel , Anna Akhmatova , Yuri Kazakov , Daniil Kharms , Maxim Gorky , Mikhail Zoshchenko , Varlam Shalamov , Yuri Olesha , Osip Mandelstam , Abram Tertz , Andrei Bely , Vladimir Voinovich , Sasha Sokolov , Andrei Platonov , Nadezhda Teffi , Alexander Blok , Velimir Khlebnikov , Georgi Vladimov

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