The Twentieth-Century Russian Novel: An Introduction

The Twentieth-Century Russian Novel: An Introduction

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The Twentieth-Century Russian Novel: An Introduction by David Gillespie, D. Gillespie

Eight of Russia's most popular and significant novels are presented in this important new guide for students. Works include:

- "We" by Evgenii Zamiatin

- "Red Cavalry" by Isaak Babel

- "Envy" by Iurii Olesha

- "How the Steel Was Tempered" by Nikolai Ostrovskii

- "The Master and Margarita" by Mikhail Bulgakov

- "Doctor Zhivago" by Boris Pasternak

- "Cancer Ward" by Alexander Solzhenitsyn

- "Pushkin House" by Andrei Bitov

In each chapter, David Gillespie examines one novel in detail and explores the career of the author and the critical reception of the work. Throughout, considerable reference is made to recently published scholarship and archival materials to provide students and scholars of Russian and Comparative Literature with a guide to these important Russian authors and their place in the world of literature. The book also includes an extensive bibliography of secondary literature and contains textual references in both the original Russian and in English translation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781859730836
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 01/01/1996
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 179
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

David Gillespie is a Lecturer in Russian, at the University of Bath.

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