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There are 69 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Literature".

Displaying: 11 - 20 of 69

11. Mud and Stars

Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a lubricious, bawdy, impetuous, whoring gambler who seldom missed an opportunity to pick a fight.

Tags: travel, literature, pushkin
12. Go, Go to Ukraine to Find Gogol

Small-town Ukraine shows a different side of one the famous "Russian" writer.
 

Tags: cossacks, travel, Gogol, Ukraine, literature
13. A Double Life

An excerpt from the new translation of a novel by Karolina Pavlova (1807-1893), translated by Barbara Heldt.

Tags: gender, literature, women
14. 17 Readings on Tolstoy

Today is the birthday of Lev Tolstoy. We scoured our archives and offer a listing of 17 articles we have published on the great author over the years.

Tags: literature, war and peace, tolstoy
By The Editors
15. Khodasevich and Vodolazkin

Two recently published works of fiction that we liked and wanted to share with you.

Tags: history, emigration, memoir, literature, khodasevich
16. Stalingrad

This is a short excerpt from the first-ever English translation (by Robert and Elizabeth Chandler) of Grossman’s epic novel of the turning point in World War II.

Tags: world war ii, translation, literature, Grossman, Stalingrad
17. At Zima Junction, 1943

A poem from the new volume Alcestis of the Underworld, by a regular translator of works published by Russian Life Books.

Tags: poetry, literature, siberia, gulag
18. Pushkin is a Meme

In which an artist tries to get out of a job illustrating a brochure and ends up getting sucked into a Pushkin meme vortex.

Tags: illustrating, art, literature, pushkin
19. The Life and Death of the Thick Journal

There was a time when literary journals ruled Russian intellectual life. That time has passed.

Tags: solzhenitsyn, bulgakov, publishing, literature, fat journals, literary journals
20. Centuries of Slush

Russia thaws. People have thoughts. Not always good ones.

Tags: dostoyevsky, literature, history, spring, weather, thaw

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