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AS HE HAS A CLEAR SENSE he as a clear sense good vs evil in is characters as well as Dostoevsky s A Gentle Spirit *Pushkin s ueen of Spades is good as is Turgenev s story of the young boys * s ueen of Spades is good as is Turgenev s story of the young boys Bezin Meadows Gorky s In The Steppes is also a good tale about three thieves even though it is told from what seems an atheist point of view that the thieves are no evil or good than anybody else they meet along their pathAndreyev s story about the 7 condemned to ang is like Crime And Punishment in that it s all about their thoughts days before being ung but was mostly a Yawner Three others were not only yawners but ridiculous Saltykov s How A Muzhik Dostoevsky s The Crocodile Kuprin s The Outrage A sampler of Russia s literary greats in one book Opens up a whole new world of words for book lovers And check out the first story ueen of Spades its elouence lifts up the reader till the surprise ending Really loved the last one The Seven Who Were Hanged by Leonid Andreyev and Leo Tolstoy s What Men Live By. From romanticism to realism nineteenth century Russian fiction gave the world masterworlds of the imagination from such authors as Pushkin Tolstoy Dostoevsky Chekhov Gorky and Turgenev This outstanding collection now allows readers to experience their themes styles and characters in thirteen carefully
Download Ô PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Â Norris HoughtonA collection of some of my favorites Second time through Just *as great as the first Turgenev Dostoyevsky Pushkin Gogol Tolstoy the *great as the first Turgenev Dostoyevsky Pushkin Gogol Tolstoy the gang which elped encourage my teenage self
voice This my introduction to the Russian short stories of the late 19th century I found it on my parents bookshelves while visiting ome after grad school and needed to give my brain something fresh to chew on so dug right in This ancient copy 1958 as been taped back together three times to no avail because I keep dropping back in to visit with Pushkin Tolstoy and especially Chekhov I think I might need to learn Russian so I can read the original text All the stories are amazing but what I loved most was A Gentle Spirit These were not especiallygiving voice this
Easy Stories To Read That Is Notstories to read that is not way of Russian writers and certainly not during that period of what the c cheapie anthology bookended by two utterly brilliant works from each end of russian s golden age of literature pushkin s the ueen of spades and andreyev s the seven who were anged. Elected short stories tales that fully reveal the uintessential nature of the Russian writers creating under the tsars From Pushkin at the beginning of the period whose work contains the essence of what Russian realism would become to Gorky who bridged the days of the 1917 Revolution in is brilliant wr. ,
The rest is kind of a mixed bag through some of russian literature s bigger names of those i m familiar with the lermontov story as some nice baltic atmosphere the turgenev Le guide Ornitho has a ridiculously over the top russian ending the two tolstoys are amongst the weakest i ve read fromim though still enjoyable in some ways and chekhov s anna on the neck ranks somewhere in the middle i skipped chekhov s lady with the little dog and both the dostoevsky stories crocodile gentle spirit because i ad already read them of the authors i was not familiar with previously the saltykov was silly but incredibly short the kuprin was incredibly amusing and #Witty And The Gorky Was #and the gorky was little bleak but again a bit too short to get a feeling for the author s capabilities i m certainly interested in digging through these three some In this book some stories are better than others of course On the whole though the book ad a profound effect on me I would recommend it to anyone without doubt Good selection of authors but not the best of their stories. Itings they were artists moved by the spirit of their land new political ideas and ideals and the ancient
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