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Fall 2014

Fall 2014

Issue Theme: Superfluous Men

6: Russian Hamlets
Olga Kuzmina

Literature

15: Eugene Onegin
Alexander Pushkin
An excerpt from the classic novel in prose.
:: Translation by A Z Foreman

Poetry

18: How often, when, encircled by a motley crowd
Mikhail Lermontov
:: Translation by Boris Dralyuk
Poetry

21: The Diary of a Superfluous Man
Ivan Turgenev
The classic work that immortalized the term.
:: Translation by Constance Garnett and Olga Kuzmina

Literature

34: All us suffer, languishing...
Ivan Aksakov
:: Translation by Boris Dralyuk
Poetry

37: A Hero of Our Time
Mikhail Lermontov
An excerpt from the classic novel.
:: Translation by Martin Parker

Literature

75: Rudin
Ivan Turgenev
Excerpt from an undeservedly lesser known novel by one of Russia's greatest writers.
:: Translation by Constance Garnett and Olga Kuzmina

Literature

103: Oblomov
Ivan Goncharov
You know the story – Oblomov won't get out of bed – read the excerpt that explains it all.
:: Translation by Stephen Pearl

Literature

121: Lights
Anton Chekhov
A little-known story by the master.
:: Translation by Constance Garnett and Olga Kuzmina

Literature

138: Live boldly friend, live fearlessly...
Yevgeny Baratynsky
:: Translation by Boris Dralyuk
Poetry