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

Works: 2,004 works in 5,133 publications in 13 languages and 27,719 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Musical settings  Juvenile works  Filmed operas  Live sound recordings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biography  Nonfiction films  Literature 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Bibliographic antecedent, Translator, Contributor, Honoree, Creator, Other, Author of introduction, Lyricist, Dedicatee, Editor, Illustrator
Classifications: PG3337.L5, 891.733
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The cathedral folk by N. S Leskov( Book )
56 editions published between 1872 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 823 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 )
17 editions published between 1961 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 735 libraries worldwide
The enchanted wanderer : and other stories by N. S Leskov( Book )
123 editions published between 1874 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 722 libraries worldwide
Presents newly translated verions of seventeen of Leskov's short stories, inspired by oral storytelling traditions, that range from the fantastical to the satirical to the tragic
The steel flea by N. S Leskov( Book )
76 editions published between 1916 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 616 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
Great Russian short novels by Philip Rahv( Book )
1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
Dry valley/ Bunin. --Envy/ Olyesha
Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk : opera in four acts by Dmitriĭ Dmitrievich Shostakovich( visu )
22 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 528 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
"The sealed angel" and other stories by N. S Leskov( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
Ledi Makbet Mt︠s︡enskogo uezda by N. S Leskov( Book )
94 editions published between 1921 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Quatre longues nouvelles (1864-1879) d'un contemporain de Dostoïevski et de Tchekhov qui est, si possible, encore plus Russe qu'eux tant il dépeint de façon exacte et presque folklorique les gens de son pays. [SDM]
Povesti i rasskazy by N. S Leskov( Book )
101 editions published between 1943 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 301 libraries worldwide
The musk-ox : and other tales by N. S Leskov( Book )
10 editions published between 1944 and 1977 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Sobranie sochineniĭ by N. S Leskov( Book )
9 editions published between 1956 and 1958 in Russian and French and held by 295 libraries worldwide
The Jews in Russia : some notes on the Jewish question by N. S Leskov( Book )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 281 libraries worldwide
The sealed angel by Rodion Konstantinovich Shchedrin( file )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 271 libraries worldwide
Der versiegelte Engel: Russische Liturgie für Chor a cappella und Hirtenflöte. Text: Nikolaj Leskow
Der versiegelte engel = The sealed angel = Zapechatlennyĭ angel by Rodion Konstantinovich Shchedrin( file )
3 editions published in 2010 in Russian and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Rasskazy by N. S Leskov( Book )
65 editions published between 1930 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Der Gaukler Pamphalon by N. S Leskov( Book )
51 editions published between 1923 and 2007 in German and held by 159 libraries worldwide
The wild beast by N. S Leskov( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 153 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
On the edge of the world by N. S Leskov( Book )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Povesti i rasskazy by N. S Leskov( Book )
17 editions published between 1943 and 2017 in Russian and Undetermined and held by 142 libraries worldwide
The sentry, and other stories by N. S Leskov( Book )
8 editions published between 1922 and 1923 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
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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
Lêskov, 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 Semenovič 1831-1895
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Leskov Nikolai
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Leskov, Nikolai S.
Leskov, Nikolaĭ S. 1831-1895
Leskov, Nikolaï Semenovic
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Leskov, Nikolaĭ Semenovich 1831-1895
Leskov, Nikolaï Semenovitch
Leskov Nikolaï Semenovitch 1831-1895
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Leskov, Nikolaj.
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Lěskov, Nikolaj S. 1831-1895
Lěskov, Nikolaj Semenevič 1831-1895
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Lêskov, Nikolaj Semenovič
Lěskov, Nikolaj Semenovič 1831-1895
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Leskov, Nikolaj Semionovitch.
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Lěskov-Stebnickij, N.S. 1831-1895
Ļeskovs, N. 1831-1895
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Leskow, Mikołaj.
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Leskow, Nikolaus.
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Leszkov N.
Leszkov N. 1831-1895
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Li︠e︡skov, M. S. 1831-1895
Li︠e︡skov, Mykola 1831-1895
Li︠e︡skov, N.
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Li︠e︡skov, N. S. (Nikolaĭ Semenovich)
Li︠e︡skov, N. S. (Nikolaĭ Semenovich), 1831-1895
Lieskov, Nikolai 1831-1895
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Li︠e︡skov-Stebnit︠s︡kiĭ, N. S.
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Lieskow, N.S. 1831-1895
Lieskow, Nikolai 1831-1895
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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
Ljeskov, Nikolaj
Ljeskov, Nikolaj 1831-1895
Ljeskov, Nikolaj S.
Ljeskov, Nikolaj Semenovitj 1831-1895
Ljeskov, Nikolaj Semjonovič
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
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Lyeskov, Nicolai
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Nicolai Leskov
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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
Горохов, Ник 1831-1895
Дарский, Д. С.
Лесков М
Лесков М. 1831-1895
Лесков Н. С
Лесков Н. С. 1831-1895
Лесков, Н. С. (Николай Семенович)
Лесков, Н.С. (Николай Семенович), 1831-1895
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Лесков-Стебницкий М
Лесков-Стебницкий М. 1831-1895
Лесков-Стебницкий Н. С
Лесков-Стебницкий Н. С. 1831-1895
Лєсков, Микола 1831-1895
Лєсков Микола Семенович
Лѣсков, Н. С 1831-1895
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Лѣсков-Стебницкий, Н. С 1831-1895
Лѣсковъ, Н. С.
Праотцев М
Праотцев М. 1831-1895
Стебнитский, М 1831-1895
Стебницкий М
Стебницкий, М 1831-1895
Стебницкий Н. С
Стебницкий Н. С. 1831-1895
Стебницкий, Н. С. Лѣсков- 1831-1895
ליסקוב, א. נ.
ליסקוב, ניקולאי סימיונוביץ'
ליעסקאוו, א. נ.
לסקאוו, נ.
לסקוב, ניקולאי סימיונוביץ'
לסקוב, ניקולאי סמיונוביץ 1831-1895
לסקוב, ניקולי סמיונוביץ
לעסקאוו, נ.
ניקולאי לסקוב
ניקולאי לסקוב סופר רוסי
نیکلای لسکوف نویسنده روسی
레스코프, 니콜라이 1831-1895
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