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Portable Twentieth-Century Russian Reader, the (1985) [Anthology]
by Anna Akhmatova Isaac Babel Andrei Bely Alexander Blok Mikhail Bulgakov Ivan Bunin Anton Chekhov Maxim Gorky Yuri Kazakov Daniil Kharms Velimir Khlebnikov Osip Mandelstam Vladimir Nabokov Yuri Olesha Boris Pasternak Andrei Platonov Varlam Shalamov Sasha Sokolov Alexander Solzhenitsyn Nadezhda Teffi Abram Tertz Leo Tolstoy Georgi Vladimov Vladimir Voinovich Yevgeny Zamyatin Mikhail Zoshchenko Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Clarence Brown's marvelous collection introduces readers to the most resonant voices of twentieth-century Russia. It includes stories by Chekhov, Gorky, Bunin, Zamyatin, Babel, Nabokov, Solzhenitsyn, and Voinovich; excerpts from Andrei Bely's Petersburg, Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita, Boris Pasternak's Dr. Zhivago, and Sasha Solokov's A School for Fools; the complete text of Yuri Olesha's 1927 masterpiece Envy; and poetry by Alexander Blok, Anna Akhmatova, and Osip Mandelstam.

Contents:

  • Alyosha the Pot by Leo Tolstoy
  • The Bishop by Anton Chekhov
  • Recollections of Leo Tolstoy by Maxim Gorky
  • Light Breathing by Ivan Bunin
  • Time by Nadezhda Teffi
  • A Girl Was Singing by Alexander Blok
  • The Stranger by Alexander Blok
  • from Petersburg by Andrei Bely
  • The Cave by Evgeni Zamyatin
  • Nikolai by Velimir Khlebnikov
  • Three Things in this World He Loved by Anna Akhmatova
  • We're No Good at Saying Good-bye by Anna Akhmatova
  • Dante by Anna Akhmatova
  • When a Man Dies by Anna Akhmatova
  • Courage by Anna Akhmatova
  • The Potudan River by Andrei Platonov
  • Varykino [from Dr. Zhivago] by Boris Pasternak
  • Hamlet [from Dr. Zhivago]by Boris Pasternak
  • March [from Dr. Zhivago]by Boris Pasternak
  • Theodosia by Osip Mandelstam
  • The Admiralty by Osip Mandelstam
  • The Thread of Gold Cordial Flowed by Osip Mandelstam
  • Leningrad by Osip Mandelstam
  • O Lord, Help Me to Live Through this Night by Osip Mandelstam
  • The Last Supper by Osip Mandelstam
  • from The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
  • My First Goose by Isaac Babel
  • How It was Done in Odessa by Isaac Babel
  • My First Fee by Isaac Babel
  • Bees and People [from Before Sunrise] by Mikhail Zoshchenko
  • Envy by Yuri Olesha
  • The Return of Chorb by Vladimir Nabokov
  • The Visit to the Museum by Vladimir Nabokov
  • A May Night by Nadezhda Mandelstam
  • Last Letter by Nadezhda Mandelstam
  • Anecdotes About Pushkin's Life by Daniil Kharms
  • The Connection by Daniil Kharms
  • Prosthetic Appliances by Varlam Shalamov
  • A Child's Drawings by Varlam Shalamov
  • Lend-Lease by Varlam Shalamov
  • Matryona's Home by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
  • Pkhentz by Andrei Sinyavsky
  • Adam and Eve by Yuri Kazakov
  • from Faithful Ruslan by Georgi Vladimov
  • A Circle of Friends by Vladimir Voinovich
  • from A School for Fools by Sasha Sokolov

Original title: The Portable Twentieth-Century Russian Reader
Original languages: Russian

Quotes:

Genre: PoetryVerse
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics


The following works are contained within this one:
     Alyosha the Pot (1911) [Short Story]
      Author: Leo Tolstoy
     Cave, the (1922) [Short Story]
      Author: Yevgeny Zamyatin
     Visit to the Museum, the (1939) [Short Story]
      Author: Vladimir Nabokov
     Pkhentz (1966) [Short Story]
      Author: Abram Tertz
This work contains excerpts from the following works :
     Petersburg (1913) [Novel]
      Author: Andrei Bely
     Doctor Zhivago (1957) [Novel]
      Author: Boris Pasternak
     Master and Margarita, the (1966) [Novel]
      Author: Mikhail Bulgakov

Notes:

  • Table of contents listed is for the 1993 "revised and updated" edition

Edition #1: The Portable Twentieth-Century Russian Reader

The Portable Twentieth-Century Russian Reader (1993)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edition: Revised and updated

Edited by: Clarence Brown
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Manifested in:

The Portable Twentieth-Century Russian Reader (2003)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Classics
ISBN: 0142437573
Dimensions: x x x
Pages: 615

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Edition #2: The Portable Twentieth-Century Russian Reader

The Portable Twentieth-Century Russian Reader (1985)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edition: original

Edited by: Clarence Brown
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Manifested in:

The Portable Twentieth-Century Russian Reader (1985)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 0140151001

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