Reference Guide to Russian Literature

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About This by Vladimir Maiakovskii, 524-25 The Demon by Mikhail Lermontov, 497-98
After Russia by Marina Tsvetaeva, 839-40 Despair by Vladimir Nabokov, 565-66
All Souls' Day by Sergei Esenin, 290 The Devils by Fedor Dostoevskii, 258-59
Almaznyi moi venets [ My Diamond Crown] by Valentin Kataev, 423-24 "Diary of a Madman" by Nikolai Gogol', 334 Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak, 624-25
Anna Karenina by Lev Tolstoi, 819-20 Domostroi, 247-48
Another Life by Iurii Trifonov, 829-30 The Double by Fedor Dostoevskii, 254-55
Anton-Goremyka by Dmitrii Grigorovich, 365-66 Double Life by Karolina Pavlova, 629-30
Armoured Train 14-69 by Vsevolod Ivanov, 411-12 The Dragon by Evgenii Shvarts, 740-41
Astrophobia by Sasha Sokolov, 758-59 Duck-Hunting by Aleksandr Vampilov, 864-65
The Duel by Aleksandr Kuprin, 474
The Bathhouse by Vladimir Maiakovskii, 526-27 Dvoinoi portret [ Double Portait] by Veniamin Kaverin , 428-29
The Bedbug by Vladimir Maiakovskii, 525-26
Before Sunrise by Mikhail Zoshchenko, 931-32
"A Boring Story" by Anton Chekhov, 218-19 Elizaveta Bam by Daniil Kharms, 434-35
Boris Godunov by Aleksandr Pushkin, 680-81 The Enchanted Wanderer by Nikolai Leskov, 502-03
The Bronze Horseman by Aleksandr Pushkin, 683-84 Enemies by Maksim Gor'kii, 350-51
The Brothers Karamazov by Fedor Dostoevskii, 259 Envy by Iurii Olesha, 600-01
Budem kak solntse [ Let Us Be Like the Sun] by Konstantin Bal'mont, 138-39 Evening by Anna Akhmatova, 92-93
Evenings on a Farm Near Dikanka by Nikolai Gogol', 332-33
The Burn by Vasilii Aksenov, 104
Evgenii Onegin by Aleksandr Pushkin, 682
Cancer Ward by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, 776-77 The Exchange by Iurii Trifonov, 828-29
The Cathedral Folk by Nikolai Leskov, 501-02
Cement by Fedor Gladkov, 328 The Faculty of Useless Knowledge by Iurii Dombrovskii , 246-47
Chapaev by Dmitrii Furmanov, 309-10
The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov, 223-24 Faithful Ruslan by Georgii Vladimov, 878-79
Chertova kukla [ The Devil's Doll] by Zinaida Hippius , 386-87 The Family Chronicle by Sergei Aksakov, 99-100
Fantastic Stories by Andrei Siniavskii, 747-48
Chetki [ The Rosary] by Anna Akhmatova, 93-94 Farewell to Matyora by Valentin Rasputin, 690-91
Chevengur by Andrei Platonov, 651-52 Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev, 851
Childhood, Boyhood, Youth by Lev Tolstoi, 817-18 The Fiery Angel by Valerii Briusov, 190-91
The Childhood of Luvers by Boris Pasternak, 622-23 The First Circle by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, 777-78
Childhood Years of Bagrov Grandson by Sergei Aksakov , 100-01 The First Encounter by Andrei Belyi, 162-63
First Love by Ivan Turgenev, 849-50
Children of the Arbat by Anatolii Rybakov, 703-04 Flight by Mikhail Bulgakov, 201-02
Cities and Years by Konstantin Fedin, 301-02 "The Flood" by Evgenii Zamiatin, 913-14
Cloud in Trousers by Vladimir Maiakovskii, 523-24 The Foothold by Grigorii Baklanov, 136
A Common Story by Ivan Goncharov, 340-41 The Forest by Aleksandr Ostrovskii, 605-06
Cor Ardens by Viacheslav Ivanov, 407-08 Forever Flowing by Vasilii Grossman, 371-72
The Created Legend by Fedor Sologub, 764-65 The Foundation Pit by Andrei Platonov, 650-51
Crime and Punishment by Fedor Dostoevskii, 256-57 Frol Skobeev, the Rogue, 306-07
The Cypress Chest by Innokentii Annenskii, 116-17 Front-Line Stalingrad by Viktor Nekrasov, 579-80
The Day Lasts More than a Hundred Years by Chingiz Aitmatov , 81-82 A General and His Army by Georgii Vladimov, 879-80
De profundis amavi by Viacheslav Ivanov, 408-09 "The Gentleman from San Francisco" by Ivan Bunin, 208
Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol', 337-38
The Death of Ivan Ilych by Lev Tolstoi, 820 The Gift by Vladimir Nabokov, 567-68
The Defence by Vladimir Nabokov, 564-65 Going Under by Lidiia Chukovskaia, 231-32


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Table of contents

  • Reference Guide to Russian Literature *
  • Contents *
  • Editor's Note vii
  • Advisers xi
  • Contributors xi
  • Alphabetical List of Writers and Works xiii
  • Alphabetical List of Works xix
  • Chronological List of Writers xxiii
  • General Reading List xxvii
  • Chronology xxxv
  • Glossary xxxix
  • Introductory Essays *
  • Old Russian Literature 3
  • Pre-Revolutionary Russian Theatre 9
  • Russian Literature in the I8th Century 13
  • Aleksandr Pushkin: from Byron to Shakespeare 18
  • The Classic Russian Novel 25
  • The Superfluous Man in Russian Literature 29
  • Women's Writing in Russia 35
  • Russian Literary Theory: from the Formalists to Lotman 40
  • Post-Revolutionary Russian Theatre 45
  • Experiment and Emigration: Russian Literature, 1917-1953 49
  • Socialist Realism in Soviet Literature 55
  • Thaws, Freezes, and Wakes: Russian Literature, 1953-1991 59
  • Russian Literature in the Post-Soviet Period 64
  • Writers and Works *
  • A 73
  • B 127
  • C 213
  • D 237
  • E 271
  • F 297
  • G 311
  • H 379
  • I 389
  • K 413
  • L 485
  • M 521
  • N 559
  • O 585
  • P 611
  • R 685
  • S 707
  • T 789
  • U 859
  • V 861
  • Y 897
  • Z 899
  • Title Index 933
  • Notes on Advisers and Contributors 963


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