Great Russian Short Stories of the Twentieth Century (Dover Dual Language Russian) (Paperback)

Great Russian Short Stories of the Twentieth Century (Dover Dual Language Russian) By Yelena P. Francis (Editor), Yelena P. Francis (Translator) Cover Image
By Yelena P. Francis (Editor), Yelena P. Francis (Translator)
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Description


This dual-language anthology presents fifteen compelling tales in a unique survey of twentieth-century Russian short fiction. Featuring the original Russian on the left-hand page and new English translations on the right-hand side, contents include The Fugitive by Vladimir A. Gilyarovsky, The Present by Leonid Andreev, Trataton by Dimitry Mamin-Sibiryak, Life Granted by Aleksandr Grin, and Icarus by Stepan Skitalets, plus stories by Vasily Grossman, Aleksandr Kuprin, and others.
No further apparatus or reference work is necessary for the self-contained text. Appropriate for high school and college courses as well as self-study, this volume will prove a fine companion for teachers and intermediate-level students of Russian language and literature as well as readers wishing to brush up on their language skills.

About the Author


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.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780486488738
ISBN-10: 048648873X
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: April 17th, 2013
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Dover Dual Language Russian