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Russians: then and now; a selection of Russian writing from the seventeenth century to our own day.

Author: Avrahm Yarmolinsky
Publisher: New York, Macmillan [1963]
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
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Yarmolinsky, Avrahm, 1890-1975.
Russians: then and now.
New York, Macmillan [1963]
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Avrahm Yarmolinsky
OCLC Number: 965161
Description: xx, 455 pages 24 cm
Contents: Under the double-headed eagle. Three folktales --
from Autobiography / Archpriest Avvakum --
Peter the Great / Vasily Klyuchevsky --
Five letters / Mikhail Lomonosov --
from A family chronicle. One of grandfather's good days / Sergey Aksakov --
from A journey from Petersburg to Moscow. On serfdom / Alexander Radischev --
On the Emperor's departure, December 7, 1812 / Gavriil Derzhavin --
from Eugene Onegin. A Russian dandy / Alexander Pushkin --
Here's winter" ; Evil spirits / Alexander Pushkin --
from Reflections and things past. December fourteenth / Alexander Herzen --
My country / Mikhail Lermontov --
from Dead souls. The tale of Captain Kopeikin / Nikolay Gogol --
"Sorry hamlets" ; "Not with the mind" / Fyodor Tyutchev --
from Oblomov. The complete sluggard / Ivan Goncharov --
Freedom ; Newlyweds / Nikolay Nekrasov --
Old portraits / Ivan Turgenev --
from The house of the dead. Akulka's husband / Fyodor Dostoevsky --
The sentry / Nikolay Leskov --
from War and peace. Platon Karatayev / Leo Tolstoy --
from Anna Karenina. Haying / Leo Tolstoy --
"Once more I pray" / Andrey Belyi --
Sergeant Prishibeyev ; Anna on the neck ; At Christmastime / Anton Chekhov --
"To sin, unshamed" / Alexander Blok --
Cricket ; Russian spring / Ivan Bunin --
"On every still suburban street" ; "The air strikes chill" / Osip Mandelstamm --
from Childhood. Grandmother at prayer / Maxim Gorky --
from Apprenticeship. Grandmother's secret alms / Maxim Gorky --
Crimean twilight / Maximilian Voloshin --
Autumn / Sergey Yesenin. Under the hammer and sickle. A letter / Isaak Babel --
Comrade Churygin has the floor / Yevgeny Zamyatin --
Transfiguration / Sergey Yesenin --
"It scarcely seems worthwhile" / Vladislav Khodasevich --
Lot's wife / Anna Akhmatova --
Lenin on the platform / Leon Trotsky --
The cap / Mikhail Zoschenko --
Love ; Liompa / Yury Olesha --
from At the top of my voice / Vladimir Mayakovsky --
from Virgil soil upturned. The Kulaks are expropriated ; Kondrat joins the Kolkhoz ; The confiscated clothing and shoes are distributed / Mikhail Sholokhov --
Ivan Vadimovich, a man in the swim / Mikhail Koltzov --
Let's raise our glasses / Boris Agapov --
from Stanlingrad. The line of the main attack ; The new day / Vasily Grossman --
Pause on the march / Sergey Orlov --
From an airplane / Anna Akhmatova --
Frost / Yevgeny Dolmatovsky --
Journey to the old home / Nikolay Zhdanov --
To my critics / Alexander Tvardovsky --
In the trolley / Yury Nagibin --
"The bear has shifted" ; July / Lyudmila Tatyanicheva --
The Urals for the first time ; Dame's violet ; from the epilogue to Doctor Zhivago / Boris Pasternak --
Housing construction / Boris Slutzky --
The second night / Victor Nekrasov --
The outcast ; Autumn in oak woods / Yury Kazakov --
"I lie upon damp earth" / Yevgeny Yevtushenko --
The komsomol at work / N. Melnikov --
"The battle raged" ; Quatrain / Victor Kochetkov.


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