Voices of Russian Literature: Interviews with Ten Contemporary Writers

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Oxford University Press, 1999 - Literary Criticism - 231 pages
Voices of Russian Literature presents in-depth interviews with ten of the most interesting figures writing in Russian today. These figures range from established authors such as Andrei Bitov and Ludmilla Petrushevskaya, who began their careers in the post-Stalinist thaw of the 1950s, to newcomers like Viktor Pelevin, hailed as one of the most original writers of the present era. This collection offers an insider's account of the fate of Russian literature over the past four decades.

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About the author (1999)

Sally Laird is a freelance writer and translator who currently teaches at the European Film College in Denmark. Educated in Philosophy and Russian Literature at Oxford and Harvard, she formerly edited the magazine Index on Censorship and was Director of the Central and East European PublishingProject, Oxford. She has translated works by, among others, Lyudmila Petruchevskaya, Vladimir Sorokin and Igor Pomerantsev.

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