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Natalia Gogolitsyna

11 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

NATALIA GOGOLITSYNA was educated at the Herzen Institute in St. Petersburg and teaches translation and Russian at the University of Bristol, UK. She has a scholarly interest in the field of lexis and phraseology, with particular emphasis on non-equivalence. She is co-author, with Derek Offord, of the second, augmented edition of Using Russian: A Guide to Contemporary Usage, Cambridge University Press, and of 93 Untranslatable Russian Words, by Russian Life Books.

Good and Bad Children

Russian Life: July/August 2017
For this issue's language insert, we look at a famous Mayakovsky poem on good and bad children. It's a bit, well, odd.
Authors: Vladimir Mayakovsky and Natalia Gogolitsyna

I Do Not Love

Russian Life: May/June 2017
Vladimir Vysotsky is the focus of this issue's language insert.
Author: Natalia Gogolitsyna

Russian Names

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2017
In this issue, Uchites looks at the Russian custom of affixing people with three different names.
Author: Natalia Gogolitsyna


Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2017
A few readings on maslenitsa to carry us from winter into spring.
Author: Natalia Gogolitsyna

Three Bears

Russian Life: Nov/Dec 2016
Using a familiar fairy tale to brush up on some Russian.
Author: Natalia Gogolitsyna

Russian Riddles

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2016
This issue's language supplement poses some difficult linguistic riddles. Can you solve them?
Author: Natalia Gogolitsyna


Russian Life: July/Aug 2016
This issue's language insert focuses on a poem by Daniil Kharms.
Author: Natalia Gogolitsyna

At the Dacha

Russian Life: May/June 2016
A family's summer vacation in the country is disturbed by a mysterious letter.
Author: Natalia Gogolitsyna

Lost and Found in Translation

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2016
Test your knowledge of idioms of both domestic and foreign origin.
Author: Natalia Gogolitsyna

The Tale of a Fisherman and a Little Fish

Russian Life: Jan/Feb 2016
This issue's language insert excerpts this famous Pushkin fairy tale in search of anachronistic words.
Author: Natalia Gogolitsyna