Russian Stories : A Dual-Language Book

Description

The story, or novella, as a literary genre has a much shorter history in Russia than in some Western countries, but it has nevertheless produced important works by some of the greatest names in Russian literature. This dual-language volume contains 12 such stories - memorable tales by Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Pushkin, Chekhov, Gogol, Turgenev, Bunin, and other masters. Each selection is presented here in the original Russian with an excellent literal English translation on the facing pages. Also included are linguistic and cultural notes, Russian-English vocabulary, study questions and more. In addition, Professor Struve has supplied an enlightening introduction to the Russian short story, as well as concise biographical/critical introductions to each selection. An especially helpful feature for students of Russian is the presence of stress accents in the Russian text, a feature usually found only in primers.

Details

Author(s)
Gleb Struve
Format
Paperback | 416 pages
Dimensions
19 x 215 x 20.32mm | 421.84g
Publication date
01 Feb 1990
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc.
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
Edition
New edition
Edition statement
New edition
ISBN10
0486262448
ISBN13
9780486262444
Bestsellers rank
20,996