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Magarshack, David

Overview
Works: 161 works in 734 publications in 3 languages and 23,237 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Didactic fiction  Historical fiction  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, tra
Classifications: PG3326, 891.733
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about David Magarshack
 
Most widely held works by David Magarshack
I remember : sketch for an autobiography by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( Book )

17 editions published between 1959 and 1983 in English and held by 1,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author's reminiscences of infancy and youth, impressions of outstanding Russian artists, musicians and writers from the 1890's through the 1930's, and critical comments on Shakespeare's plays
Dostoevsky by David Magarshack( Book )

26 editions published between 1960 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The overcoat : and other tales of good and evil by Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ( Book )

11 editions published between 1923 and 1979 in English and held by 972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six short stories probe the mind of man to reveal his hidden motives
Pushkin : a biography by David Magarshack( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 971 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chekhov; a life by David Magarshack( Book )

31 editions published between 1952 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real Chekhov : an introduction to Chekhov's last plays by David Magarshack( Book )

14 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters to Georgian friends by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( Book )

16 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gogol : a life by David Magarshack( Book )

18 editions published between 1952 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

19 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by an image of Christ's suffering, Fyodor Dostoyevsky set out to portray "a truly beautiful soul" colliding with the brutal reality of contemporary society. Returning to St. Petersburg from a Swiss sanatorium, the gentle and naive Prince Myshkin -- known as "the idiot"--Pays a visit to his distant relative General Yepanchin and proceeds to charm the General and his circle. But after becoming infatuated with the beautiful Nastasya Filippovna, Myshkin finds himself caught up in a love triangle and drawn into a web of blackmail, betrayal, and, ultimately, murder
Stanislavsky : a life by David Magarshack( Book )

36 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime and punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

32 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Catholic University of America, Speech and Drama Department, Rev. G.V. Hartke, O.P., Head, presents Dostoievsky's "Crime and Punishment," dramatized by Rodney Ackland, directed by William H. Graham, settings and lighting by James D. Waring, costumes designed by Joseph Lewis
The torrents of spring by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev( Book )

11 editions published between 1959 and 1967 in English and held by 727 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawn into a romantic, but quite unpractical attachment, the weak-willed Dimitry Sanin is soon swept into another affair as irresistible as the first, but one which is finally, destructive
The storm, and other Russian plays by David Magarshack( Book )

7 editions published between 1960 and 1967 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Occasional writings by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

8 editions published between 1963 and 1997 in English and held by 696 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chekhov, the dramatist by David Magarshack( Book )

11 editions published between 1960 and 1962 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turgenev : a life by David Magarshack( Book )

14 editions published between 1954 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy( Book )

9 editions published between 1961 and 1985 in English and held by 624 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
Selected tales. by Edgar Allan Poe( Book )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1973 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edgar Allan Poe's Gothic tales have established themselves as classics of horror fiction, and as the inventor of the modern mystery, Poe created many of the conventions which still dominate the genre of detective fiction. Attentive to the historical and political dimensions of these very American tales, this new selection of twenty-four tales places the most popular, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Masque of the Red Death, The Murders in the Rue Morgue, and The Purloined Letter--alongside less well-known travel narratives, metaphysical essays, and political satires
Platonov : a play in four acts and five scenes by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Book )

10 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Platonov" is the title given to the English version of an 1878 unnamed play by Checkhov about a disillusioned and philandering provincial schoolmaster
Oblomov by Ivan Aleksandrovich Goncharov( Book )

18 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and French and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ilya Ilyich Oblomov, a member of Russia's aristocracy, lacks the willpower and self-confidence to participate in the real world, he risks losing the love of his life
 
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The overcoat : and other tales of good and evil
Alternative Names
David Magarshack britischer Schriftsteller und Übersetzer

David Magarshack British writer and translator

Magarshack, D.

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Languages
English (334)

Chinese (2)

French (1)

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The idiotCrime and punishmentThe torrents of springOccasional writingsAnna KareninaOblomov