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1. Gogol: A Surrealist Author between Russia and Ukraine

An ode to one of the wittiest authors of Russian literature. And one with a complex legacy.

Tags: history, russian literature, Ukraine, Gogol
2. Happy Birthday Anton Pavlovich

Today, January 29, is Anton Pavlovich Chekhov's 162nd birthday. Let's celebrate!

Tags: russian literature, literature, chekhov
3. Fyodor in Florence

Florence, Italy, is joining in on the Dostoyevsky anniversary fun.

Tags: russian literature, tolstoy, statue, ambassador, italy, florence, dostoyevsky
4. Cheburashka in the Fog

Just a little over a year ago, Russia was rocked by revelations that one of its most venerated authors of childrens’ fiction subjected his daughter to abuse in a cult.

Tags: cartoons, russian literature, literature, children
5. Shoeing a Flea

Nikolai Semyonovich Leskov holds a somewhat odd place in Russian literature. He is at once a famous writer, a recognized classic, yet he has not won the same honors granted to the “first tier” writers.

Tags: Leskov, russian literature, literature
6. Creating Anna Karenina

When Tolstoy started Anna Karenina, he was forty-four. He guessed that he would finish the novel, conceived as only a novella, in two weeks. Anna Karenina took him more than four years.

Tags: russian literature, literature, women, tolstoy
7. #TBT Russian Literature is Born

195 years ago today Russian literature was born when a certain Yevgeny showed up.

Tags: russian literature, literature, eugene onegin, pushkin
8. Two Miracles of Russian Love Poetry

On the occasion of Pushkin's birthday, we offer a post on the challenge of translating his most famous love lyrics, "Я вас любил," with a bonus look at Innokenty Annensky's "Среди миров."

Tags: pushkin, literature, russian literature, poetry, annensky
By Anatoly Liberman
9. Happy Birthday, Gogol and Olesha!

Two writers, two different centuries, one number in common. Actually, Yuri Olesha and Nikolai Gogol have more in common than you think!

Tags: gogol, olesha, russian literature
By Eugenia Sokolskaya
10. Happy Chekhov Day!

Today is Chekhov's birthday (he's 156). We celebrate by kicking of several months of Daily Chekhov quotes, and share a few other things...

Tags: Chekhov, quotes, literature, russian literature
By The Editors

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