In this book, Korney Chukovsky describes and contemplates about his contemporaries and creates facinating literary portraits of Chekhov and Kuprin, Gorky and Korolenko, Leonid Andreyev and Alexei Tolstoy, Blok and Mayakovsky, Fyodor Sologub, Sasha Cherny
The last book in the long series of publications by Lidia Chukovskaia (1907-1996), a brilliant editor, author, and literary critic. Throughout her life, she kept a personal diary and her records span from 1938 to 1995. This book was prepared by Chukovskay
The readers know Boris Pasternak as a subtle lyric poet. However, his creative maturity coincided with the post-revolutionary era that required new products from the poet - lyricists suddenly found themselves on the margins of poetry. In the early 1920s P
Personal copy of Dostoevsky's Gospel with notes and comments. In 2 volumes. First volume includes all of the pages of the gospel with original markings. The second volume includes extensive comments and quotes from Dostoevsky's novels that contain referen
The collection of materials and publications presented at the international conference called 'Reading Dovlatov. City Culture' (25 authentic texts prepared by experts on Dovlatov's texts, culture, and literature).
Lectures on literature prepared for the students of Cornell University, where Nabokov taught from 1940 to 1950. Lectures focus on the following authors: Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Gustav Flaubert, R.L. Stevenson, Marcel Proust, F.Kafka, James Joyce.
100 greatest literary heroes of all times from Gilgamesh to Dunno. Author included characters from Ancient, Asian, American, English, Belgian, Danish, Irish, Italian, Spanish, Latin-American, German, Norwegian, French, Czech, Russian, and Soviet literatur
The book "Between Day and Night. Contemplations about Gogol" is a historical and philosophical research of life and art of Nikolay Gogol. The book is richly illustrated with photographs of the memorable places, related to Gogol's life. Big format, glossy
Chronicles of juxtaposition of Anna Akhmatova and Marina Tsvetaeva. This volume represents a meticulously combined notes of all existing juxtapositions of the two famous poetesses in the essays, articles of literary critics, and historians of Russian poet