Boris Godunov

Boris Godunov

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by Alexander Pushkin
     
 

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Following the death of Ivan the Terrible, Boris Godunov becomes regent for the feeble-minded Tsar Fyodor, after the original heir to the throne, the boy-prince Dimitri, dies mysteriously. It is widely rumored that mad Boris murdered the boy, and when a renegade monk later appears claiming to be Dimitri, he rapidly becomes a focus for revolt. Also includes:

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Following the death of Ivan the Terrible, Boris Godunov becomes regent for the feeble-minded Tsar Fyodor, after the original heir to the throne, the boy-prince Dimitri, dies mysteriously. It is widely rumored that mad Boris murdered the boy, and when a renegade monk later appears claiming to be Dimitri, he rapidly becomes a focus for revolt. Also includes: Mozart and Salieri and A Stone Guest.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781406803808
Publisher:
Echo Library
Publication date:
12/20/2012
Pages:
84
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)

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Meet the Author

Maria Virolainen is director of the Pushkin Studies Department at the Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkin House) of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Alexander Dolinin is professor of Russian literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is the author of three books (in Russian) and more than 150 articles (in Russian and English) on Russian and comparative literature.

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