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Fifty Writers: An Anthology of 20th Century Russian Short Stories (2011) [Anthology]
by Vassily Aksyonov Leonid Andreyev Arkady Averchenko Isaac Babel Yuri Buida Mikhail Bulgakov Ivan Bunin Yuli Daniel Yury Dombrovsky Sergei Dovlatov Oleg Ermakov Victor Erofeyev Fridrikh Gorenshtein Elena Guro Fazil Iskander Vsevolod Ivanov Yuri Kazakov Daniil Kharms Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky Alexander Kuprin Andrei Levkin Vladimir Makanin Yury Mamleyev Vladimir Nabokov Bulat Okudzhava Victor Pelevin Ludmilla Petrushevskaya Andrei Platonov Irina Polyanskaya Alexei Remizov Lev Rubinshtein Varlam Shalamov Mikhail Sholokhov Vasily Shukshin Andrei Sinyavsky Fyodor Sologub Alexander Solzhenitsyn Vladimir Sorokin Nadezhda Teffi Vladimir Tendriakov Tatyana Tolstaya Alexei Tolstoy Vladimir Tuchkov Ludmila Ulitskaya Marina Vishnevetskaya Konstantin Vorobyov Leonid Yuzefovich Yevgeny Zamyatin Mikhail Zoshchenko Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

The largest, most comprehensive anthology of its kind, this volume brings together significant, representative stories from every decade of the 20th century. It includes the prose of officially recognized writers and dissidents, both well-known and neglected or forgotten, plus new authors from the end of the 20th century. The selections reflect the various literary trends and approaches to depicting reality in the 20th century: traditional realism, modernism, socialist realism, and post-modernism. Taken as a whole, the stories capture every major aspect of Russian life, history and culture in the 20th century. The rich array of themes and styles will be of tremendous interest to students and readers who want to learn about Russia through the engaging genre of the short story.


  • Once Upon a Time by Leonid Andreyev
  • The Invoker of the Beast by Fyodor Sologub
  • Gambrinus by Aleksandr Kuprin
  • The Little Devil by Aleksei Remizov
  • Thus Life Passes by Elena Guro
  • Four People by
  • Scenes from the Life of the Worker Pantelei Grymzin by Arkady Averchenko
  • Black Iris by Nadezhda Teffi
  • The Red Crown by Mikhail Bulgakov
  • Black Magic by Mikhail Zoshchenko
  • The Female Fishby Mikhail Zoshchenko
  • Gedali by Isaac Babel
  • The Rabbiby Isaac Babel
  • The Rabbi's Sonby Isaac Babel
  • Family Man by Mikhail Sholokhov
  • Outgoing Paper No 27 by Lev Lunts
  • The Gardener of the Emir of Bukhara by Vsevolod Ivanov
  • The Viper by Aleksei Tolstoy
  • The Flood by Evgeny Zamyatin
  • Doubting Makar by Andrei Platonov
  • Blue Notebook Number 10 by Daniil Kharms
  • Old Women Tumbling Outby Daniil Kharms
  • Kushakov the Carpenterby Daniil Kharms
  • A Dreamby Daniil Kharms
  • The Start of a Very Nice Summer Dayby Daniil Kharms
  • The Lynching by Daniil Kharms
  • Lake, Cloud, Tower by Vladimir Nabokov
  • The Smoky Glass Goblet by Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky
  • Tanya by Ivan Bunin
  • The Tenants by Andrei Sinyavsky
  • Eulogy by Varlam Shalamov
  • The House with a Turret by Fridrikh Gorenshtein
  • "Victory" by Vasily Aksyonov
  • Hands by Yuli Daniel
  • A German in Felt Boots by Konstantin Vorobyov
  • My Uncle of the Highest Principles by Fazil Iskander
  • Chudik by Vasily Shukshin
  • I Believe!by Vasily Shukshin
  • Bread for a Dog by Vladimir Tendryakov
  • You Cried Bitterly in Your Sleep by Yury Kazakov
  • Little Arm, Leg, Cucumber by Yury Dombrovsky
  • My Older Cousin by Sergei Dovlatov
  • Girl of My Dreams by Bulat Okudzhava
  • The Fakir by Tatiana Tolstaya
  • Galoshes by Viktor Erofeyev
  • Surrealism in a Proletarian District by Vladimir Makanin
  • Passing Through by Vladimir Sorokin
  • The Young by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  • Butterfly. 1987 by Leonid Yuzefovich
  • The Last War Story by Oleg Ermakov
  • A Short History of Paint-ball in Moscow by Viktor Pelevin
  • The Queen of Spades by Lyudmila Ulitskaya
  • More and More Angels by Yury Buida
  • The Samurai's Dream by Yury Buida
  • Currency by Yury Mamleyev
  • Snow Falls Ever So Quietly by Irina Polyanskaya
  • Teacher without Pupils, or from under the Rubble by Lev Rubinshtein
  • Into the Mausoleum of Thine by Lev Rubinshtein
  • The Lord of the Steppes by Vladimir Tuchkov
  • Never by Lyudmila Petrushevskaya
  • Experience in Demonstrating Mourning by Marina Vishnevetskaya
  • The Dump by Andrei Levkin

Original title: Fifty Writers: An Anthology of 20th Century Russian Short Stories
Original languages: Russian


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

The following works are contained within this one:
     Tenants (1961) [Short Story]
      Author: Abram Tertz

Edition #1: Fifty Writers: An Anthology of 20th Century Russian Short Stories

Fifty Writers: An Anthology of 20th Century Russian Short Stories (2011)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Frank J. Miller Mark Lipovetsky Valentina G. Brougher
Edited by: Mark Lipovetsky Valentina G. Brougher
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Fifty Writers: An Anthology of 20th Century Russian Short Stories (March 2011)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: Brighton, MA
Publisher: Academic Studies Press
ISBN: 9781936235148
Pages: 800

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