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The Greatest Russian Novels Short Stories Plays Folk Tales & Legends - cover

The Greatest Russian Novels Short Stories Plays Folk Tales & Legends

Leonid Andreyev, Saki Saki, Maxim Gorky, Ivan Turgenev, Anton Chekhov, Mikhail Lermontov, Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Alexander Puschkin, Nikolai Gogol, M.Y. Saltykov, V.G. Korolenko, V.N. Garshin, K. Sologub, I.N. Potapenko, S.T. Semyonov, M.P. Artzybashev, A. I. Kuprin, H. H. Munro, Nikolai Evreinov, Denis Fonvizin, Ivan Goncharov

Translator Aylmer Maude, Constance Garnett, Louise Maude, Thomas Seltzer, C.J. Hogarth, Herman Bernstein, C.E. Bechhofer Roberts, Julius West, Claud Field, J. H. Wisdom, Marr Murray

Publisher: DigiCat

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The Greatest Russian Novels, Short Stories, Plays, Folk Tales & Legends' anthology showcases the rich tapestry of Russian literature, bringing together a broad spectrum of literary styles—from the stark realism of Fyodor Dostoevsky and the intricate psychological narratives by Leo Tolstoy, to the enchanting folk tales that have captivated generations. This collection not only traverses a wide range of genres but also offers insights into the socio-political and cultural upheavals that shaped the Russian Empire and its successor states. Amongst these are pieces that have defined literary movements, questioned societal norms, and explored the complexities of the human condition, making this anthology a cornerstone for understanding the depth and diversity of Russian thought and storytelling. The anthology's unique compilation illuminates the profound literary contributions of its authors, each a titan in their own right. The editors have meticulously selected works from Leonid Andreyev's haunting narratives, the satirical genius of Mikhail Saltykov, to Alexander Pushkin's foundational verse. These authors, along with their compatriots, participated in or were influenced by significant historical and cultural shifts—the transition from Romanticism to Realism, the rise of the intelligentsia, and the profound introspection of the Silver Age of Russian literature. The convergence of these varied voices provides a panoramic view of Russia's literary landscape, inviting readers to explore the philosophical debates and the evolution of literary forms of the 18th through the early 20th centuries. 'The Greatest Russian Novels, Short Stories, Plays, Folk Tales & Legends' is an indispensable volume for students, scholars, and lovers of Russian literature. It offers an unmatched opportunity to engage with the pulsating heart of Russian storytelling across centuries. The anthology encourages readers to traverse historic landscapes, delve into the psyche of iconic characters, and appreciate the versatility and richness of Russian literature. As a converging point of cultural, philosophical, and artistic dialogues, this collection is a testament to the enduring legacy and dynamism of Russian literary genius.
Available since: 11/13/2022.
Print length: 8914 pages.

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