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Summer 2016

Summer 2016
Cover: Konstantin Makovsky

Issue Theme: Gypsies

6: Introduction
Alexei Bayer
On the role of gypsies in Russian history and literature.
History

26: The Gypsy Girl
Alexander Pushkin
:: Translation by Gerard Ledger
Poetry

33: Makar Chudra
Maxim Gorky
:: Translation by Henry T. Schnittkind and Isaac Goldberg
Literature

51: Gypsies of the Smolensk Province
Vladimir Dobrovolsky
:: Translation by Tamara Eidelman
Miscellany

58: Gypsy Singing and the Cultural Landscape
Galina Ulianova
Nonfiction
:: Translation by Alexei Bayer

Music

65: The Enchanted Wanderer
Nikolai Leskov
:: Translation by A.P. Paschkoff and Olga Kuzmina
Literature

73: Gypsy Girl
David Samoylov
:: Translation by Andrew Glikin-Gusinsky
Poetry

75: The Living Corpse
Lev Tolstoy
Act 1, Scene 2 (excerpt)
:: Translation by Aylmer Maude

Literature

81: The Tribe of Pharaohs
Alexander Kuprin
:: Translation by Lotus Magazine
Memoir

87: Now, I, who once was proud and haughty
Alexander Blok
:: Translation by Lydia Razran Stone
Poetry

89: The Buryakov Family
Ivan Rom-Lebedev
:: Translation by Paul E. Richardson
Literature

111: O, Manon!
Ludmila Ulitskaya
:: Translation by Alexei Bayer
Literature

115: Gypsies Behind Bars
Olga Romanova
:: Translation by Alexei Bayer
Memoir

121: Thieves
Alexei Bayer

Literature