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Author

Maria Bloshteyn

12 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

MARIA BLOSHTEYN emigrated from St. Petersburg with her family when she was eight years old and has always been fascinated with how different cultures interact and (mis)understand each other. She is a scholar of comparative literature and cultural studies with a special interest in Dostoyevsky’s impact on American literature (she authored The Making of a Counter-Culture Icon: Henry Miller’s Dostoyevsky). She is also a Russian-English translator (including Alexander Galich’s Dress Rehearsal) and lives in Toronto.


The Soul's Pendulum

Chtenia: Winter 2017
The Revolution is a great historical event that requires an individual's participation.
Author: Alexander Grin
Translator: Maria Bloshteyn

A Spring Miracle

Chtenia: Spring 2014
A story of romance and spring.
Author: Nadezhda Teffi
Translator: Maria Bloshteyn

An Evening Hour Fading Fast

Chtenia: Spring 2014
A poignant poem on which the issue ends.
Author: Georgy Ivanov
Translator: Maria Bloshteyn

Black Moth

Chtenia: Spring 2014
A classic Russian song of exile.
Author: Maria Vega
Translator: Maria Bloshteyn

I'm Not a Shadow

Chtenia: Spring 2014
A second previously untranslated poem by Nabokov (under the pseudonym Vasily Shishkov).
Author: Vladimir Nabokov
Translator: Maria Bloshteyn

Luchina

Chtenia: Spring 2014
Tsvetaeva's brief and trenchant comparison of Paris and Russia.
Author: Marina Tsvetaeva
Translator: Maria Bloshteyn

My Thanks for All of This

Chtenia: Spring 2014
A rumination on the fate of the emigre.
Author: Georgy Adamovich
Translator: Maria Bloshteyn

On the Banks of the Seine

Chtenia: Spring 2014
A telling memoir of life in Paris for Russians in the 1920s and 1930s.
Author: Irina Odoyevtseva
Translator: Maria Bloshteyn

Paris: A Russian City

Chtenia: Spring 2014
The issue's introduction offers a concise history of the Russian connection to Paris, and the post-Bolshevik emigration in particular.
Author: Maria Bloshteyn

The Dog Groomer

Chtenia: Spring 2014
A poignant poem on the meaning of emigration and life.
Author: Sasha Chyorny
Translator: Maria Bloshteyn