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Eagle-Patron of Arts, the (1886) [Short Story]
by Mikhail Saltykov Rating: Weighted - 6.7 / Average - 6.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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In this scathing satire of landowners and government officials, an eagle, Russia’s national emblem, becomes the ruler over other birds and establishes a tyrannical domain. He is pressured into establishing a period of Enlightenment, focusing on education and the arts.

Original title: Орел-меценат
Alternative titles: The Eagle as Patron of the Arts
Original languages: Russian


Genre: FictionFantasyA Bestiary
FictionGeneral FictionHumorSatire
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Russian Comic Fiction (1970) [Anthology]
      Authors: Fyodor Dostoevsky , Anton Chekhov , Leo Tolstoy , Nikolai Gogol , Ivan Krylov , Mikhail Saltykov

Edition #1: The Eagle as Patron of the Arts

The Eagle as Patron of the Arts (1970)
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Russian Comic Fiction (New York: Signet Classics, 1970)

Language: English

Translated by: Guy Daniels
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