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Gibian, George

Overview
Works: 72 works in 243 publications in 5 languages and 11,084 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Historical fiction  War stories  Love stories  Conference proceedings  Domestic fiction  Detective and mystery stories 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Other, Compiler
Classifications: PG3326, 891.733
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Most widely held works by George Gibian
Interval of freedom; soviet literature during the thaw, 1954-1957 by George Gibian ( Book )
11 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 957 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Boris Pasternak?s Doctor Zhivago was published in Europe and America in 1957 and 1958, the Western world was astonished and elated. But Doctor Zhivago is not the only significant literary work to come out of Soviet Russia recently. During four extrao
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy ( Book )
10 editions published between 1966 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An epic novel featuring the Russian role in the Napoleonic wars and providing a complex panorama of the life of the time
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy ( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tolstoy's classic tale of love and adultery set against the backdrop of high society in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. A rich and complex masterpiece, the novel charts the disastrous course of a love affair between Anna, a beautiful married woman, and Count Vronsky, a wealthy army officer
Russia's lost literature of the absurd: a literary discovery : Selected works of Daniil Kharms and Alexander Vvedensky by George Gibian ( Book )
16 editions published between 1971 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Russian Modernism : culture and the avant-garde, 1900-1930 ( Book )
10 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The selected poetry of Jaroslav Seifert by Jaroslav Seifert ( Book )
5 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Crime and punishment : the Coulson translation, backgrounds and sources, essays in criticism by Fyodor Dostoyevsky ( Book )
9 editions published between 1964 and 1989 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Raskolnikov commits murder. He then must deal both with the police, and his own guilty conscience. Determined to overreach his humanity and assert his untrammelled individual will, Raskolnikov, an impoverished student living in the St. Petersburg of the Tsars, commits an act of murder and theft and sets into motion a story which, for its excruciating suspense, its atmospheric vividness, and its profundity of characterization and vision, is almost unequaled in the literatures of the world. The best known of Dostoevsky's masterpieces, Crime and Punishment can bear any amount of rereading without losing a drop of its power over our imagination
Crime and punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky ( Book )
7 editions published between 1975 and 1989 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Raskolnikov commits murder. He then must deal both with the police, and his own guilty conscience. Determined to overreach his humanity and assert his untrammelled individual will, Raskolnikov, an impoverished student living in the St. Petersburg of the Tsars, commits an act of murder and theft and sets into motion a story which, for its excrutiating suspense, its atmospheric vividness, and its profundity of characterization and vision, is almost unequaled in the literatures of the world. The best known of Dostoevsky's masterpieces, Crime and Punishment can bear any amount of rereading without losing a drop of its power over our imagination
The spirit of Russia; studies in history, literature and philosophy by T. G Masaryk ( Book )
18 editions published between 1900 and 1967 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dead souls : the Reavey translation, backgrounds and sources, essays in criticism by Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ ( Book )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The poetry of Jaroslav Seifert by Jaroslav Seifert ( Book )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1984, Jaroslav Seifert (1901-1986) was the first Czech to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Although Seifert lived through the many historic turns of his homeland, his was not a political poetry, except in its constant expression of love for his homeland, its beauties and its values. He was the great poet of Prague, of love, of the senses. His work was unpretentious, lyrical yet irreverent, earthy, charming. Seifert was known for the simplicity of his verse, yet his poems are full of surprises, never what at first they seem. They are marked by imagery that is beautiful or comical, by good, deep values, and by love in all its forms. This is a collection of poetry written throughout his life
Modern Russian short stories by George Gibian ( Book )
10 editions published in 1965 in 3 languages and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The portable nineteenth-century Russian reader ( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Collects writings by Aleksandr Pushkin, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Leo Tolstoy, Anton Chekhov, and other notable nineteenth-century Russian writers
War and peace : the Maude translation, backgrounds and sources, criticism by Leo Tolstoy ( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The text of this revised Norton Critical Edition of Leo Tolstoy's epic novel is based on the Louise and Aylmer Maude translation. The editor has made revisions where appropriate; the annotations have also been revised and expanded. Three maps of Napoleon's campaigns and battles in Russia are included, making the military aspects of the novel easier to follow. 'Backgrounds and Sources' includes the publication history of War and Peace, selections from Tolstoy's letters and diaries as well as three drafts of his introduction to the novel that elucidate its evolution, and an 1868 article by Tolstoy in which he reacts to his critics. 'Criticism' includes twenty essays, seven of them new, that provide diverse perspectives on the novel by Nikolai Strakhov, V. I. Lenin, Henry James, Isaiah Berlin, D. S. Mirsky, Kathryn Feuer, Lydia Ginzburg, Richard Gustafson, Gary Saul Morson, and Caryl Emerson, among others. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography are also included"--Cover
Tolstoj and Shakespeare by George Gibian ( Book )
22 editions published between 1957 and 1978 in English and Dutch and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna Karenina : backgrounds and sources criticism by Leo Tolstoy ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Man with the black coat : Russia's literature of the absurd : selected works of Daniil Kharms and Alexander Vvedensky by Daniil Kharms ( Book )
3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The achievements of Vladimir Nabokov : essays, studies, reminiscences, and stories from the Cornell Nabokov Festival by Cornell Nabokov Festival ( Book )
7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Izbrannoe by Daniil Kharms ( Book )
12 editions published in 1974 in 3 languages and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gibian, George, 1924-1999
Languages
English (154)
Russian (14)
German (1)
Multiple languages (1)
Dutch (1)
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