The Giants of Russian Literature: The Greatest Russian Novels, Stories, Plays, Folk Tales & Legends

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Sprache - Englisch

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This unique collection of the greatest novesl, short stories & plays in Russian literature has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards: Introduction: The Rise of the Russian Empire Novels & Novellas: Dead Souls Oblomov Fathers and Sons Fyodor Dostoevsky: Crime and Punishment The Idiot The Brothers Karamazov Leo Tolstoy: War and Peace Anna Karenina The Death of Ivan Ilych The Kreutzer Sonata Anton Chekhov: The Steppe: The Story of a Journey Ward No. 6 Mother (Maxim Gorky) Satan's Diary (Leonid Andreyev) Plays: The Inspector General; or, The Government Inspector (Nikolai Gogol) Anton Chekhov: On the High Road Swan Song, A Play in one Act Ivanoff The Anniversary; or, the Festivities The Three Sisters The Cherry Orchard… Leo Tolstoy: The Power of Darkness The First Distiller Fruits of Culture The Live Corpse The Cause of it All The Light Shines in Darkness Leonid Andreyev: Savva The Life of Man Short Stories: The Queen of Spades The Cloak The District Doctor The Christmas Tree and the Wedding God Sees the Truth, but Waits How A Muzhik Fed Two Officials The Shades, a Phantasy The Heavenly Christmas Tree The Peasant Marey The Crocodile Bobok The Dream of a Ridiculous Man Mumu The Viy Knock, Knock, Knock The Inn Lieutenant Yergunov's Story The Dog The Watch… Russian Folk Tales & Legends: The Fiend The Dead Mother The Dead Witch The Treasure The Cross-Surety The Awful Drunkard The Bad Wife The Golovikha The Three Copecks The Miser The Fool and the Birch-Tree The Mizgir The Smith and the Demon Ivan Popyalof The Norka Marya Morevna Koshchei the Deathless The Water Snake The Water King and Vasilissa the Wise The Baba Yaga Vasilissa the Fair The Witch The Witch and the Sun's Sister One-Eyed Likho Woe… Essays: On Russian Novelists Lectures on Russian Novelists

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Leonid Nikolaievich Andreyev (1871-1919) was a prominent Russian author, regarded as a key figure in the Expressionist movement in Russian literature. Born in Orel, Russia, Andreyev graduated with a law degree from Moscow University, but his career veered towards journalism and then expressively to literature. His works are known for their exploration of complex psychological themes and often possess a poignant, dark, and sometimes macabre tone. Andreyev's contribution to Russian literature includes a plethora of short stories, novels, and plays, reflecting both his legal education and his deep interest in the human psyche and society. In 'The Giants of Russian Literature: The Greatest Russian Novels, Stories, Plays, Folk Tales & Legends,' Andreyev's writing is featured as part of a broader examination of Russian literary mastery. The book showcases the evolution of Russian storytelling and underscores Andreyev's unique role in shaping early 20th-century Russian literature. His narrative style often interweaves existential questions with a deep sense of nationalism, shedding light on the tumultuous social and political conditions of his time. Andreyev's legacy is marked by his influence on both contemporary and modern writers, and his works continue to be studied and admired for their profound insight into the complexities of the human condition.

Produkt Details

Verlag: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Sprache: English

Umfang: 8725 Seiten

Größe: 9,0 MB

ISBN: 8596547717652