all ebooks in category: Russian & Former Soviet Union Literary Criticism (8)

The Soviet Union: A Very Short Introduction (repost)
English | ISBN: 0199238480 | 2009 | 144 pages | PDF | 3 MB

The Soviet Union at its height occupied one sixth of the world's land mass, encompassed fifteen republics, and stretched across eleven different time zones. More …

Diary, 1901-1969 by Kornei Chukovsky
English | September 9, 2005 | ISBN: 0300106114 | EPUB | 656 pages | 18.4 MB

A perceptive literary critic, a world-famous writer of witty and playful verses for children, a leading authority on children’s linguistic creativity, and a highly skilled …

Brodsky Among Us: A Memoir
English | April 15, 2017 | ISBN: 1618115782, 1618115790 | PDF | 192 pages | 5.8 MB

A searingly personal memoir of the great Russian poet by his American friend and publisher, containing much previously unknown material about how Brodsky left Russia …

Revolutionary Experiments: The Quest for Immortality in Bolshevik Science and Fiction
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0199992983 | 288 pages | PDF | 10,3 MB

Who are we? Where did we come from and where are we going? What is the meaning of life and death? Can we abolish death …

Insomniac Dreams: Experiments with Time [Repost]
English | November 28, 2017 | ISBN: 069116794X | PDF | 224 pages | 6.1 MB

Nabokov's dream diary, published for the first time―and placed in biographical and literary context On October 14, 1964, Vladimir Nabokov, a lifelong insomniac, began a …

A History of Women in Russia: From Earliest Times to the Present (Repost)
2012 | pages: 416 | ISBN: 0253001013 | EPUB | 2,0 mb

Synthesizing several decades of scholarship by historians East and West, Barbara Evans Clements traces the major developments in the history of women in Russia and …

«Engineers of the Soul: The Grandiose Propaganda of Stalin's Russia» by Frank Westerman
English | ISBN: 9781468305333 | EPUB | 0.5 MB

Frank Westerman draws the reader into the wild euphoria of the Russian Revolution, as art and reality are bent to radically new purposes. Writers of …

Solzhenitsyn: The Historical-Spiritual Destinies of Russia and the West
2017 | ISBN: 0875807658 | English | 164 pages | PDF | 0.7 MB

This study of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918–2008) and his writings focuses on his reflections on the religiopolitical trajectories of Russia and the West, understood as distinct …