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Contemporary Russian Prose (1982) [Anthology]
by Vasily Askenov Andrei Bitov Fazil Iskander Valentin Rasputin Vasily Shukshin Sasha Sokolov Yuri Trifonov Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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This anthology illustrates the variety and strength of Russian fiction, which has undergone some unexpected and far-reaching changes in the last fifteen years. These tales range from bestsellers published in the USSR to samizdat classics which could only be printed in the West.

Edited by Carl and Ellendea Proffer


  • The Steel Bird by Vasily Aksenov
  • Snowball Berry Red by Vasily Shukshin
  • A School for Fools by Sasha Sokolov
  • The Exchange by Yury Trifonov
  • Life in Windy Weather by Andrei Bitov
  • Belshazzar’s Feasts by Fazil Iskander
  • Downstream by Valentin Rasputin

Original title: Contemporary Russian Prose
Original languages: Russian


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

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Edition #1: Contemporary Russian Prose

Contemporary Russian Prose (1982)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Carl R. Proffer Ellendea Proffer
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Contemporary Russian Prose (1982)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Ardis Publishers
ISBN: 0882335960
Pages: 430

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