The Twentieth-century Russian Novel: An Introduction
Berg, 1996 - 179 pagina's
Eight of Russia's most popular and significant novels are presented in this important new guide for students. Works include:
- "We" by Evgenii Zamiatin
- "Red Cavalry" by Isaak Babel
- "Envy" by Iurii Olesha
- "How the Steel Was Tempered" by Nikolai Ostrovskii
- "The Master and Margarita" by Mikhail Bulgakov
- "Doctor Zhivago" by Boris Pasternak
- "Cancer Ward" by Alexander Solzhenitsyn
- "Pushkin House" by Andrei Bitov
In each chapter, David Gillespie examines one novel in detail and explores the career of the author and the critical reception of the work. Throughout, considerable reference is made to recently published scholarship and archival materials to provide students and scholars of Russian and Comparative Literature with a guide to these important Russian authors and their place in the world of literature. The book also includes an extensive bibliography of secondary literature and contains textual references in both the original Russian and in English translation.
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It is on Evgraf 's recommendation that they leave Moscow and travel to Tonia's
family estate in Varykino. They leave Moscow in April 1918. They travel to Siberia
by train, together with various soldiers, workers, stockbrokers, lawyers, traders ...
As Zhivago travels to Varykino he sees a house on a hill, alone and covered in
snow, and likens it to a baby nestling under a blanket. Most tellingly, Lara
consciously likens Iurii to the natural world as she takes her final leave of him: '
The Poems Three times in the course of the novel we see Zhivago writing: twice (
the first time in Varykino, and then in Moscow just before his death) he writes
prose, and only when he is in Varykino the second time does he write poetry.
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Mikhail Bulgakov 189140 The Master
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