The Twentieth-century Russian Novel: An Introduction
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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At the front he meets his brother Artem , who is now the driver of an armoured
train , and is then blown up by an artillery blast . Once more Pavel faces death .
There is now an abrupt shift of narrative point of view . Ostrovskii tends to shift ...
He meets Dudorov and Gordon once more , and meets Evgraf again by chance ,
who arranges some work for him . But despite his friends and his new family , Iurii
does not want to live . He has a heart attack on a crowded tram on a blisteringly ...
There are also two versions of the occasion when Leva meets Mitishat ' ev , Al '
bina and Al ' bina ' s husband . Thus within the novel ' s very structure the author “
thinks aloud ' as he reflects on narrative strategies and possibilities . The novel ...
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Isaak Babel 18941940 Red Cavalry Конармия
Iurii Olesha 18991960 Envy Зависть
Boris Pasternak 18901960 Doctor Zhivago
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