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Best Russian Short Stories / translated by Thomas Seltzer.

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  • Contributor: Andreyev, Leonid; Artzybashev, Mikhail Petrovich; Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich; Dostoyevsky, Fyodor; Garshin, Vsevolod Mikhailovich; Gogol, Nikolai Vasilievich; Gorky, Maksim; Korolenko, Vladimir Galaktionovich; Kuprin, A. I.; Potapenko, Ignatii Nicholaevich; Saltykov, Mikhail Evgrafovich; Seltzer, Thomas; Semyonov, S. T.; Sologub, Fyodor; Tolstoy, Leo Nikoleyevich; Turgenev, Ivan Sergeevich; Various

    In this collection of Russian stories, editor and compiler Thomas Seltzer selects from a range of the best examples of 19th and early 20th century Russian literature. As a survey of famous authors at the height of the powers, as well as some writers who have been unjustly neglected, this anthology is indispensable. Contents: The queen of spades / A.S. Pushkin -- The cloak / N.V. Gogol -- The district doctor / I.S. Turgenev -- The Christmas tree and the wedding / F.M. Dostoyevsky -- God sees the truth, but waits / L.N. Tolstoy -- How a Muzhik fed two officials / M.Y. Saltykov -- The shades / V.G. Korolenko -- The signal / V.N. Garshin -- The darling / A.P. Chekhov -- The bet / A.P. Chekhov -- Vanka / A.P. Chekhov -- Hide and seek / F.K. Sologub -- Dethroned / I.N. Potapenko -- The servant / S.T. Semyonov -- One autumn night / M.Gorky -- Her lover / M. Gorky -- The revolutionist / M.P. Artzybashev -- The outrage / A.I. Kuprin -- Lazarus / L.N. Andreyev -- The seven that were hanged / L.N. Andreyev -- The red laugh / L.N. Andreyev -- The gentleman from San Francisco / Ivan Bunin.

    Original Publisher: N/A [Public Domain], Victoria Park, Western Australia, Assocation for the Blind of Western Australia
    Language(s): English