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The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them

The Possessed

Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them


One of The Economist 's 2011 Books of the Year THE TRUE BUT UNLIKELY STORIES OF LIVES...

Eugene Onegin: A Novel in Verse
OUP Oxford (1995)

Eugene Onegin is the master work of the poet whom Russians regard as the fountainhead of their...

The Cambridge Introduction to Russian Poetry

This introduction presents the major themes, forms and styles of Russian poetry.

It's True! You Can Make Your Own Jokes
Allen & Unwin (2006)

A mixture of how-to and history, this book sets out the rules of joke-making and joke-telling (with...

The Cambridge Companion to Nabokov

A concise 2005 introduction to the fascinating creative world of one of the twentieth century's most...

The Cambridge Introduction to Russian Literature

An engaging overview of the Russian literary tradition, with a glossary and guide to further...

The Seagull: A Play In Four Acts

The Seagull

A Play In Four Acts


The Seagull is the first of Anton Checkov's four full-length plays. It explores the romantic and...

On the Significance of Science and Art

Although Tolstoy is best known as a master of literary fiction, he was also an important thinker...

Russian Literature: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2001)

Rather than a conventional chronology of Russian literature, the book will explore the place and...

Boris Godunov and Other Dramatic Works
OUP Oxford (2007)

James E. Falen's verse translation consists of Boris Godunov, A Scene from Faust, the four Little...