Great Russian Short Stories of the Twentieth Century A Dual-Language Book

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  • Edition: Bilingual
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/17/2013
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
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This dual-language anthology features more than a dozen, 20th-century tales translated into English for the first time. Contents include "The Fugitive" by Vladimir A. Gilyarovsky, "The Present" by Leonid Andreev, "Trataton" by D. Mamin-Sibiryak, and "The Life Granted" by Alexander Grin, plus stories by Vasily Grossman, Alexander Kuprin, Arkady Gaidar, and others.

Author Biography

St. Petersburg native Yelena Francis is a Professor of Russian Studies who has taught at the Russian-American School and Washington University in St. Louis.

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Good collection of stories September 19, 2013
In the annals of literature, Russian short stories occupy a place at
the top of the list. Translated in English by Yelena P. Francis, PhD -
these 15 compelling tales make for excellent reading. The book is a
dual-language book (Russian and English) and was translated by Ms
Francis with a complete appreciation for the Russian language and the
content of each story. A partial list of the authors include Anton Chekhov,
Yevgeny Zamyatin, Mikhail Bulgakov, Vasily Grossman.
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