The portable nineteenth-century Russian reader
The Portable Nineteenth-Century Russian Reader magnificently represents the great voices of this era. It includes such masterworks of world literature as Pushkin's poem "The Bronze Horseman"; Gogol's "The Overcoat"; Turgenev's novel First Love; Chekhov's Uncle Vanya; Tolstoy's The Death of Ivan Ilych; and "The Grand Inquisitor" episode from Dostoyevsky's The Brothers Karamazov; plus poetry, plays, short stories, novel excerpts, and essays by such writers as Griboyedov, Pavlova, Herzen, Goncharov, Saltykov-Shchedrin, and Maksim Gorky. Distinguished scholar George Gibian provides an introduction, chronology, biographical essays, and a bibliography.
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Review: The Portable Twentieth-Century Russian ReaderUser Review - Chris - Goodreads
Good for what it was. Nice introduction to some lesser known Soviet writers. Although, I don't think I particularly liked the extended excepts of longer classical works. I was very much displeased ... Read full review
Review: The Portable Nineteenth-Century Russian ReaderUser Review - james - Goodreads
Not sure how anyone could rate this any less than 5 stars. If you're looking to move beyond Dostoevsky/Tolstoy, this is a must. From Pushkin's poetry to the short story "First Love," this book will ... Read full review
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