The Portable Twentieth-century Russian Reader

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Clarence Brown
Penguin, 1993 - Fiction - 615 pages
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Clarence Brown's marvelous collection introduces readers to the most resonant voices of twentieth-century Russia. It includes stories by Chekhov, Gorky, Bunin, Zamyatin, Babel, Nabokov, Solzhenitsyn, and Voinovich; excerpts from Andrei Bely's Petersburg, Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita, Boris Pasternak's Dr. Zhivago, and Sasha Solokov's A School for Fools; the complete text of Yuri Olesha's 1927 masterpiece Envy; and poetry by Alexander Blok, Anna Akhmatova, and Osip Mandelstam.
 

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A little uneven. Maybe the editor had favorites because some authors get much more space for no reason I can discern. Still, Nabokov's 'The Return of Chorb' is one of my favorites and there's a small ... Read full review

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I like the sections on the Soviet writers the best... Read full review

Contents

I
xi
II
1
III
3
IV
10
V
12
VI
29
VII
31
VIII
58
XLI
189
XLII
203
XLIII
205
XLIV
210
XLV
221
XLVI
231
XLVII
233
XLVIII
239

IX
59
X
66
XI
67
XII
74
XIII
76
XIV
77
XV
79
XVI
81
XVII
90
XVIII
91
XIX
103
XX
105
XXI
111
XXII
113
XXIV
114
XXVII
116
XXVIII
118
XXIX
153
XXX
155
XXXI
167
XXXII
168
XXXIII
169
XXXIV
171
XXXV
183
XXXVI
184
XXXVII
185
XXXVIII
186
XL
187
XLIX
246
L
250
LI
379
LII
381
LIII
391
LIV
403
LV
405
LVI
410
LVII
413
LVIII
414
LIX
416
LX
418
LXI
420
LXII
423
LXIII
427
LXIV
435
LXV
438
LXVI
481
LXVII
485
LXVIII
507
LXIX
509
LXX
539
LXXI
541
LXXII
572
LXXIII
574
LXXIV
600
LXXV
602
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Clarence Brown is an acclaimed translator and professor of comparative literature at Princeton University. He is the translator of the Penguin Classics edition of We by Yevgeny Zamyatin.

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