The myth makers: literary essays

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Random House, 1979 - Literary Criticism - 190 pages
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Essays on major European and Latin-American writers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, by the distinguished English man of letters, include lucid, sensitive interpretations of Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Chekhov, Flaubert, Stendhal, Kafka, Borges, and ot

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Contents

BORIS PASTERNAK Unsafe Conduct
9
ANTON CHEKHOV A Doctor
37
LEO TOLSTOY The Despot
50
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About the author (1979)

About the Editor:
Sir Victor Pritchett is a novelist, short-story writer, critic, biographer, and traveler. His books include the novel, Mr. Beluncle; a highly acclaimed collection of short stories, On the Edge of the Cliff; two books of criticism, The Myth Makers and The Tale Bearers; a biography of Turgenev, The
Gentle Barbarian; and the classic travel book, The Spanish Temper.

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