Lectures on Russian Literature

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich/Bruccoli Clark, 1981 - Literary Criticism - 324 pages
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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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This book has given me a whole new perspective on Tolstoy. That is worth reading alone. Read full review

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This book has given me a whole new perspective on Tolstoy. That is worth reading alone. Read full review

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Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), Russian-born poet, novelist, literary critic, translator, and essayist was awarded the National Medal for Literature for his life's work in 1973. He taught literature at Wellesley, Stanford, Cornell, and Harvard. He is the author of many works including Lolita, Pale Fire, Ada, and Speak, Memory.

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