Lectures on Russian Literature
The author’s observations on the great nineteenth-century Russian writers-Chekhov, Dostoevsky, Gogol, Gorky, Tolstoy, and Turgenev. “This volume... never once fails to instruct and stimulate. This is a great Russian talking of great Russians” (Anthony Burgess). Edited and with an Introduction by Fredson Bowers; illustrations.
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Review: Lectures on Russian LiteratureUser Review - Mirumir - Goodreads
"But remember that 'simplicity' is buncombe. No major writer is simple. The Saturday Evening Post is simple. Journalese is simple. Upton Lewis is simple. Mom is simple. Digests are simple. Damnation is simple. But Tolstoys and Melvilles are not simple." Read full review
Review: Lectures on Russian LiteratureUser Review - Ivana - Goodreads
If I remember well, I immensely enjoyed this book. I prefer reading over reading about reading, that is I prefer literature to literary criticism. That being said, I really enjoyed reading Nabokov's ... Read full review