Russian History

Ivan Turgenev,Richard Nelson,Richard Pevear,Larissa's A Month in the Country (TCG Classic Russian Drama Series) PDF

By Ivan Turgenev,Richard Nelson,Richard Pevear,Larissa Volokhonsky

"Pevear and Volokhonsky are instantaneously scrupulous translators and brilliant stylists of English."—The New Yorker

One week earlier than her 30th birthday, the straightforward lifetime of dutiful spouse and mom Natalya is upended while the coming of her son's fascinating new educate unleashes a whirlwind of affection, lust, and jealousy. This revelatory new translation via well known playwright Richard Nelson in addition to Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky—the superior modern translators of vintage Russian literature, together with the best-selling Oprah's ebook membership choice, Anna Karenina—marks the second one of a sequence of translations of vital Russian performs to be released over the subsequent ten years.

Richard Nelson's many performs contain Rodney's Wife, Goodnight little ones Everywhere, Drama Desk–nominated Franny's Way and Some americans Abroad, Tony Award–nominated Two Shakespearean Actors, and James Joyce's The Dead (with Shaun Davey), for which he received a Tony Award for top booklet of a Musical. His The Apple kin: Scenes from existence within the Country could be released via Theatre Communications workforce in early 2014.

Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky have produced acclaimed translations of Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Nikolai Gogol, Anton Chekhov, and Mikhail Bulgakov. Their translations of The Brothers Karamazov and Anna Karenina gained the 1991 and 2002 PEN/Book-of-the-Month membership Translation Prizes. Pevear, a local of Boston, and Volokhonsky, of St. Petersburg, are married to one another and stay in Paris.

Show description

Read or Download A Month in the Country (TCG Classic Russian Drama Series) PDF

Best russian history books

New PDF release: Revolutionary Russia: New Approaches to the Russian

This assortment provides the most important contemporary writings at the Russian Revolution and its context. It brings jointly key texts to demonstrate new interpretive techniques and covers the critical issues and topics. jointly, the chapters during this quantity shape a coherent illustration of either the occasions and the theories and debates that relate to them.

Russia's Chechen Wars 1994-2000: Lessons from Urban Combat: - download pdf or read online

An exam of the problems confronted through the Russian army in planningand engaging in city operations in Chechnya. Russian and insurgent army forces fought to regulate the Chechen urban ofGrozny within the winters of 1994-1995 and 1999-2000, in addition to clashing insmaller cities and villages. the writer examines either Russian and rebeltactics and operations in these battles, targeting how and why thecombatants' methods replaced through the years.

Download e-book for iPad: Separate Schools: Gender, Policy, and Practice in Postwar by E. Thomas Ewing

Beginning in 1943, thousands of kids have been separated into boys’ and ladies’ colleges in towns around the Soviet Union. the govt sought to augment gender roles in a wartime context and to reinforce self-discipline and order through keeping apart girls and boys into varied study rooms. this system was once a failure.

The Mystifications of a Nation: "The Potato Bug" and Other by Vladimír Macura,Hana Píchová,Craig Cravens,Caryl PDF

A willing observer of tradition, Czech author Vladimír Macura (1945–99) dedicated an entire life to illuminating the myths that outlined his country. The Mystifications of a country, the 1st book-length translation of Macura’s paintings in English, bargains essays deftly reading quite a few cultural phenomena that originate, Macura argues, within the “big bang” of the nineteenth-century Czech nationwide Revival, with its party of a uniquely Czech identification.

Additional resources for A Month in the Country (TCG Classic Russian Drama Series)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

A Month in the Country (TCG Classic Russian Drama Series) by Ivan Turgenev,Richard Nelson,Richard Pevear,Larissa Volokhonsky

by Paul

Rated 4.30 of 5 – based on 46 votes