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James Duff

2 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

James Duff (1860-1940) taught and translated Latin and Greek at Trinity College, Cambridge (Britain). He was over 40 when he taught himself Russian, so that he could read Tolstoy and Turgenev in the original. He translated Sergei Aksakov’s autobiographical works in three volumes published between 1915 and 1917.

A Journey in Autumn to Bagrovo

Chtenia: Fall 2017
A memoir of a harrowing crossing of the Volga River in fall.
Authors: Sergei Aksakov and James Duff

The Childhood Years of Bagrov-Grandson

Chtenia: Fall 2008

Author: Sergei Aksakov
Translator: James Duff
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