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Leskov, N. S. (Nikolaĭ Semenovich) 1831-1895

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The cathedral folk by N. S Leskov( Book )

54 editions published between 1872 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nikolay Leskov, a contemporary of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky, has remained largely unknown in the West. A master storyteller and connoisseur of language, Leskov drew on his provincial background and extensive travels throughout the empire as a businessman to depict a Russia quite different from that of his aristocratic peers, earning him the reputation of the most Russian of Russian writers. The publication of his masterpiece, "The Cathedral Clergy," in 1872 marked the beginning of the author's lasting popularity among his countrymen, who were captivated by its superb storytelling, its living, breathing characters from all classes of society, its wit and humor, its fresh style, and its treatment of spiritual themes. Leskov's fictitious Old Town is a microcosm of rural Russia; his chief protagonists, Father Savely and Deacon Achilles, two of the most famous characters in Russian literature, are unforgettable. As beloved by Russians as the works of Leskov's better known fellow writers, "The Cathedral Clergy" offers, in its unusual subject matter and unconventional structure, a unique approach to the Russian Realist novel. This "chronicle," as the author called it, is difficult to categorize. Largely realistic, even naturalistic in places, it also waxes lyrical, particularly in its gripping descriptions of nature. It is the tale of a town, an adventure story, a love story (of a happy marriage), a life of a modern martyr, a comedy as well as a tragedy. Given its vivid style, rife with archaisms, colloquialisms, mispronunciations, dialect words, folklore, songs, intentionally bad poetry, and puns, "The Cathedral Clergy" has proven nearly impossible to translate. This expertly annotated translation, however, now affords English speakers the pleasure of discovering a nineteenth-century Russian novel that Russian readers have long considered a classic."--Back cover
Selected tales. by N. S Leskov( Book )

18 editions published between 1961 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great Russian short novels by Philip Rahv( Book )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dry valley/ Bunin. --Envy/ Olyesha
The steel flea by N. S Leskov( Book )

62 editions published between 1916 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After the Russians had chased the terrible Napoleon, shaken and shivering, out of their country, the Czar made a visit to England. General Platov went with him. Platov was greatly chagrined by the Czar's constant admiration of English workmanship and the way he kept saying publicly that he had no such workmen in Russia. So when the English presented the Czar, upon his departure, with a microscopic dancing steel flea, fashioned with incredible skill, Platov was most unhappy. He determined to do something about it. And so he took the steel flea to the famous gunsmiths at Toola. But herein lies the tale -- for what those workmen of Toola made far surpassed in skill even the miracle of the steel flea!"--Jacket
"The sealed angel" and other stories by N. S Leskov( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enchanted wanderer by N. S Leskov( Book )

37 editions published between 1927 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"But you know how it is: when the devil calls you follow." The Enchanted Wanderer is a Russian Candide with a revolutionary edge, a picaresque that features a fast-talking monk named Ivan who is at war, it seems, with every level of society. Working as a carriage man for a Count, Ivan accidentally causes the death of a monk, which leads to his being ostracized by the local peasantry ... until the dead monk returns as a ghost to guide him through trouble upon trouble
Povesti i rasskazy by N. S Leskov( Book )

98 editions published between 1943 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jews in Russia : some notes on the Jewish question by N. S Leskov( Book )

10 editions published between 1919 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sobranie sochineniĭ by N. S Leskov( Book )

in Russian and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der versiegelte engel = The sealed angel = Zapechatlennyĭ angel by Rodion Konstantinovich Shchedrin( )

3 editions published in 2010 in Russian and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sealed angel by Rodion Konstantinovich Shchedrin( )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der versiegelte Engel: Russische Liturgie für Chor a cappella und Hirtenflöte. Text: Nikolaj Leskow
The musk-ox : and other tales by N. S Leskov( Book )

8 editions published between 1944 and 1977 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk and other stories by N. S Leskov( Book )

7 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five great stories from one of the most quintessentially Russian of writers, Nikolai Leskov. In the best of Leskov's stories, as in almost no others apart from those of Gogol, we can hear the voice of nineteenth-century Russia. An outsider by birth and instinct, Leskov is one of the most undeservedly neglected figures in Russian literature. He combined a profoundly religious spirit with a fascination for crime, an occasionally lurid imagination and a great love for the Russian vernacular. This volume includes five of his greatest stories, including the masterful Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk . Nikolai Semyonovich Leskov was born in 1831 in Gorokhovo, Oryol Province and was orphaned early. In 1860 he became a journalist and moved to Petersburg where he published his first story. He subsequently wrote a number of folk legends and Christmas tales, along with a few anti-nihilistic novels which resulted in isolation from the literary circles of his day. He died in 1895. David McDuff is a translator of Russian and Nordic literature. His translations of nineteenth and twentieth century Russian prose classics (including works by Dostoyevsky,Tolstoy, Bely and Babel) are published by Penguin
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk : opera in four acts by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updated to the end of the Communist era in the 1970s or 1980s, tells the story of a bored housewife living in brutal conditions who resorts to murder to marry the man she wants
Rasskazy by N. S Leskov( Book )

62 editions published between 1930 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The enchanted wanderer by N. S Leskov( Book )

12 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leskov was Chekhov's favorite writer and was greatly admired by Tolstoy and Maxim Gorky. His short stories--innovative in form, richly playful in language, now tragic, now satirical, now wildly comic in subject matter--exploded the prevailing traditions of nineteenth-century Russian fiction and paved the way for such famous literary successors as Mikhail Bulgakov. These seventeen stories are visionary and fantastic, and yet always grounded in reality, peopled by outsized characters that include serfs, princes, military officers, Gypsy girls, wayward monks, horse dealers, nomadic Tartars, and, above all, the ubiquitous figure of the garrulous, enthralling, not entirely trustworthy storyteller
Der Gaukler Pamphalon by N. S Leskov( Book )

52 editions published between 1923 and 2007 in German and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Izbrannye sochinenii︠a︡ by N. S Leskov( Book )

25 editions published between 1931 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Povesti i rasskazy by N. S Leskov( Book )

19 editions published between 1943 and 2017 in Russian and Undetermined and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wild beast by N. S Leskov( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The harsh life on a nineteenth-century Russian manor is revealed in this story of a servant's love for a wild beast, an unsuccessful bear-baiting, and a priest's Christmas sermon that brings a hard-hearted landowner to tears and forgiveness
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Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk and other stories
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk and other storiesThe enchanted wandererThe organic worldview of Nikolai LeskovNineteenth-Century literature criticism. Volume 174
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Darskij, D. S..

Gorokhov Nik.

Gorokhov, Nik 1831-1895

Grochov, Nikolaj 1831-1895

Lescov N. S.

Lescov N. S. 1831-1895

Lescov, Nikolau, 1831-1895

Leskoff, Nicolas

Leskoff, Nicolas, 1831-1895


Lêskov, M.

Lêskov, Mikola Semenovič.

Leskov, Mikolaj 1831-1895

Lěskov', N.

Leskov N. 1831-1895

Lěskovʺ, N. S.

Lěskov, N.S. 1831-1895

Leskov, N.S.‏ (Nikolaĭ Semenovich), 1831-1895‏

Leskov, Nicholas 1831-1895

Leskov Nicolai

Leskov, Nicolaï 1831-1895

Leskov Nicolai Semionovitch

Leskov, Nicolaj

Leskov Nicolaj 1831-1895

Leskov, Nicolaj Semënovič 1831-1895

Leskov, Nicolas

Leskov Nicolas 1831-1895

Leskov Nikolai

Leskov, Nikolái 1831-1895

Leskov, Nikolai S.

Leskov, Nikolaĭ S. 1831-1895

Leskov, Nikolaï Semenovic

Leskov Nikolai Semenovich

Leskov, Nikolaĭ Semenovich 1831-1895

Leskov, Nikolaï Semenovitch

Leskov Nikolaï Semenovitch 1831-1895

Leskov, Nikolái Semionovich 1831-1895

Leskov, Nikolaï Semionovitch

Leskov, Nikolai Semjonovitš

Leskov Nikolai Semyonovich

Leskov, Nikolai Semyonovich 1831-1895

Leskov Nikolaj

Leskov, Nikolaj 1831-1895

Leskov, Nikolaj S.

Lěskov, Nikolaj S. 1831-1895

Lěskov, Nikolaj Semenevič 1831-1895

Leskov, Nikolaj Semenjovič 1831-1895

Lêskov, Nikolaj Semenovič

Lěskov, Nikolaj Semenovič 1831-1895

Lěskov, Nikolaj Semenovich 1831-1895

Leskov, Nikolaj Semionovitch.

Leskov, Nikolaj Semjonovič 1831-1895

Leskov, Nikolaj Semjonovitsj 1831-1895

Leskov, Nikolaj Semёnovič

Leskov, Nikolay.

Leskov, Nikolay 1831-1895

Leskov Nikolay Semyonovich

Leskov, Nikolay Semyonovich 1831-1895

Lěskov-Stebnickij, N.S. 1831-1895

Leskovas N.

Leskovas Nikolajus

Ļeskovs, N. 1831-1895

Ļeskovs, N. S. 1831-1895

Ļeskovs, Nikolajs 1831-1895

Leskow Mikolaj

Leskow, Mikołaj 1831-1895

Leskow, N. 1831-1895

Leskow, N. S.

Leskow, N. S. 1831-1895

Leskow, Nicolai 1831-1895

Leskow, Nikolai

Leskow, Nikolai 1831-1895

Leskow, Nikolai S. 1831-1895

Leskow, Nikolai Semjonowitsch 1831-1895

Leskow, Nikołaj

Leskow, Nikolaj 1831-1895

Leskow, Nikolaj S. 1831-1895

Leskow, Nikolaj Semenowič 1831-1895

Leskow, Nikolaj Semenowich 1831-1895

Leskow, Nikołaj Siemionowicz

Leskow, Nikolaus.

Leskow, Nikolaus 1831-1895

lesskov, Nicolai 1831-1895

Lesskov, Nikolai 1831-1895

Lesskov, Nikolaj 1831-1895


Lesskow, N. 1831-1895

Lesskow, N. S. 1831-1895

Lesskow, N. S. (Nikolaĭ Semenovich), 1831-1895

Lesskow, Nicolai 1831-1895

Lesskow Nikolai

Lesskow Nikolai 1831-1895

Lesskow, Nikolai Semenovich 1831-1895

Lesskow, Nikolai Semjonowitsch 1831-1895

Lesskow Nikolaj

Lesskow, Nikolaj 1831-1895

Leszkov N.

Leszkov N. 1831-1895

Leszkov, Nyikolaj

Leszkov, Nyikolaj 1831-1895

Li︠e︡skov, M. S. 1831-1895

Li︠e︡skov, Mykola 1831-1895

Li︠e︡skov, N.

Lieskov N.S.

Li︠e︡skov, N. S. 1831-1895

Li︠e︡skov, N. S. (Nikolaĭ Semenovich)

Li︠e︡skov, N. S. (Nikolaĭ Semenovich), 1831-1895

Lieskov, Nikolai 1831-1895

Lieskov Nikolai Semenovich

Li︠e︡skov, Nikolaĭ Semenovich 1831-1895

Lieskov, Nikolaĭ Semenovitch

Lieskov, Nikolaĭ Semenovitch, 1831-1895

Lieskov, Nikolaj 1831-1895

Li︠e︡skov-Stebnit︠s︡kiĭ, N. S.

Li︠e︡skov-Stebnit︠s︡kiĭ, N. S. 1831-1895

Lieskow, N.S. 1831-1895

Lieskow, Nikolai 1831-1895

Lieskow, Nikolaj 1831-1895

Liesskow, Nikolai 1831-1895

Līskūf, Nīqūlāy 1831-1895

Ljeskof, N.S. 1831-1895

Ljeskof, Nicolai, 1831-1895

Ljeskof, Nikolaj, 1831-1895


Ljeskov, Mikolaj

Ljeskov, N.

Ljeskov, N. 1831-1895

Ljeskov N. S.

Ljeskov N. S. 1831-1895

Ljeskòv Nicola

Ljeskòv Nikolàj

Ljeskov, Nikolaj 1831-1895

Ljeskov, Nikolaj S.

Ljeskov, Nikolaj Semenovitj 1831-1895

Ljeskòv Nikolàj Semjònovic

Ljeskow, N. 1831-1895

Ljeskow, N.S.

Ljeskow, N.S. 1831-1895

Ljeskow Nikolai

Ljeskow Nikolai 1831-1895

Ljeskow, Nikolaĭ Semenovitch

Ljeskow, Nikolaĭ Semenovitch, 1831-1895

Ljeskow, Nikolai Semionovich 1831-1895

Ljeskow, Nikolaj 1831-1895

Ljeskow, Nikolaj S. 1831-1895

Ljesskov, Nikolaj

Ljesskov Nikolaj 1831-1895

Ljesskov, Nikolaj S. 1831-1895

Ljeßkow, N. S. 1831-1895

Ljesskow, Nicolai

Ljesskow, Nicolai 1831-1895

Ljesskow, Nicolai Semjonowitsch 1831-1895

Ljesskow, Nikolai.

Ljesskow, Nikolai 1831-1895

Ljesskow, Nikolai S. 1831-1895

Ljesskow, Nikolai Semenovič 1831-1895

Ljesskow, Nikolai Semjonowitsch 1831-1895

Ljesskow, Nikolaij 1831-1895

Ljesskow Nikolaj

Ljesskow, Nikolaj 1831-1895

Ljesskow, Nikolaj S. 1831-1895

Ljeßkow, Nikolaj Semenovič 1831-1895

Ljetzkow, Nicolai 1831-1895

Lyeskov Nicolai

Lyeskov, Nicolai 1831-1895



Nicolai Leskov

Nicolai Leskov scriitor rus

Nicolaus Leskov

Nikolaï Leskov écrivain russe

Nikolai Leskov escriptor rus

Nikolai Leskov escritor russo

Nikolái Leskov escritor y periodista ruso

Nikolai Leskov Russian writer

Nikolai Leskov schrijver uit Keizerrijk Rusland (1831-1895)

Nikolai Semjonowitsch Leskow russischer Schriftsteller

Nikolai Semyonovich Leskov

Nikolaj Leskov

Nikolaj Leskov russisk skribent

Nikolaj Leskov rysk författare

Nikolaj Leskov schrijver uit Keizerrijk Rusland (1831-1895)

Nikołaj Leskow prozaik rosyjski

Nikolaj Semënovič Leskov scrittore e giornalista russo

Nikolaj Semjonovic Leskov

Nikolaj Semjonovič Leskov ruski pisatelj

Nikolajs Ļeskovs

Nikolajus Leskovas

Nikolay Leskov

Nyikolaj Szemjonovics Leszkov

Sobranie sočinenìj N. S. Lěskova

Stebnickij, M. 1831-1895

Stebnickij, Nikolaj 1831-1895


Stebnitskiĭ 1831-1895

Stebnitskiĭ, M.

Stebnit︠s︡kiĭ, M. 1831-1895

Stebnit︠s︡kiĭ, N. S. Li︠e︡skov-

Stebnit︠s︡kiĭ, N. S. Li︠e︡skov- 1831-1895

Stebnitzki, M. 1831-1895

Stebnitzky, M. 1831-1895

Stebnizkiĩ, M. 1831-1895

Stebnizkiĩ, N. S. Lieskov- 1831-1895

Stebnizkij, M. 1831-1895

Автор заметки в No 82

Голос из толпы

Горохов, Ник 1831-1895

Горохов Николай

Дарский, Д. С.


Доктор Фрейшиц

Касторский П. свящ.




Л-в Н.

Л-в С-й Н.

Л...ов Н.


Лесков М

Лесков М. 1831-1895

Лесков Н.

Лесков Н.С.

Лесков Н. С. 1831-1895

Лесков, Н. С. (Николай Семенович)

Лесков, Н.С. (Николай Семенович), 1831-1895

Лесков Николай

Лесков, Николай 1831-1895

Лесков Николай Семенович

Лесков Николай Семенович 1831-1895

Лесков-Стебницкий М

Лесков-Стебницкий М. 1831-1895

Лесков-Стебницкий Н.

Лесков-Стебницкий Н. С

Лесков-Стебницкий Н. С. 1831-1895

Любитель старины

Любитель часов

Лєсков, Микола 1831-1895

Лєсков Микола Семенович

Лѣсков, Н. С 1831-1895

Лѣсков, Н. С. (Николай Семенович), 1831-1895

Лѣсков, Николай Семенович 1831-1895

Лѣсков-Стебницкий, Н. С 1831-1895

Лѣсковъ, Н.

Лѣсковъ, Н. С. (Николай Семеновичъ)

М-ев Д.





Николай Л.

-ов Николай

Пересветов В.

Понукалов Николай

Праотцев М

Праотцев М. 1831-1895


Протазанов Б.


Протозанов Борис


Розенберг П.



Стебнитский, М 1831-1895

Стебницкий М

Стебницкий, М 1831-1895

Стебницкий Н. С

Стебницкий Н. С. 1831-1895

Стебницкий, Н. С. Лѣсков- 1831-1895

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לסקוב, ניקולאי, 1831-1895

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