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              Writings from the Golden Age of Russian Poetry

              Writings from the Golden Age of Russian Poetry (Hardback)

              By Batyushkov, Konstantin; Translated by France, Peter

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              Konstantin Batyushkov was one of the great poets of the Golden Age of Russian literature in the early nineteenth century. Peter France interweaves Batyushkov's life and writings, presenting masterful new translations of his work with the compelling story of Batyushkov's career as... a soldier, diplomat, and poet and his tragic decline into mental illness at the age of thirty-four.
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              ISBN 9780231185400
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2017
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Russian Library
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              Found Life: Poems, Stories, Comics, a Play, and an Interview

              Found Life: Poems, Stories, Comics, a Play, and an Interview (Hardback)

              By Goralik, Linor; Edited by Morse, Ainsley; Vassileva, Maria; Vinokour, Maya

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              One of the first Russian writers to make a name for herself on the Internet, Linor Goralik writes conversational short works that conjure the absurd, reflecting post-Soviet life and daily universals. Her mastery of the minimal is on full display in this collection of poems, stori...es, comics, a play, and an interview, translated for the first time.
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              ISBN 9780231183505
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2017
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Series Russian Library
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              Sisters of the Cross

              Sisters of the Cross (Hardback)

              By Remizov, Alexei; Translated by Keys, Roger; Murphy, Brian

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              The first English translation of this remarkable 1910 novel by Alexei Remizov, Sisters of the Cross is a masterpiece of early modernist fiction. It tell the story of a poor clerk who rebels against the suffering and humiliation afflicting his own life and the women he encounters ...in the tenement building where he lives in Petersburg.
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              ISBN 9780231185424
              Released NZ 15 Nov 2017
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Series Russian Library
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              The Voice Over: Poems and Essays
               

              The Voice Over: Poems and Essays (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Stepanova, Maria

              • RRP: $37.99
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                13 Apr 21

              Maria Stepanova is one of the most powerful and distinctive voices of Russia's first post-Soviet literary generation. The Voice Over brings together two decades of Stepanova's work, showcasing her range, virtuosity, and creative evolution.

              ISBN 9780231196178
              Released NZ 13 Apr 2021
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              The Death of Vazir-Mukhtar
               

              The Death of Vazir-Mukhtar (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Tynyanov, Yury; Translated by Rush, Anna Kurkina; Rush, Christopher

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                18 Jun 21

              The Death of Vazir-Mukhtar, a novel by Yury Tynyanov, a leading figure of the Russian formalist school, describes the final year in the life of Alexander Griboedov, the author of the comedy Woe from Wit. As ambassador to Persia, Griboedov was savagely murdered in Tehran in 1829 i...n an attack on the Russian embassy.
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              ISBN 9780231193870
              Released NZ 18 Jun 2021
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Nikolai Nikolaevich and Camouflage: Two Novels

              Nikolai Nikolaevich and Camouflage: Two Novels (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Aleshkovsky, Yuz; Translated by White, Duffield; Edited by Fusso, Susanne

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              Yuz Aleshkovsky turned Soviet reality into mad monologues whose unhinged speakers revealed everyday and cosmic truths. These two novels display his vivid imagination and unmistakable voice.

              ISBN 9780231189675
              Released NZ 15 May 2019
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              The Voice Over: Poems and Essays
               

              The Voice Over: Poems and Essays (Hardback)

              By Stepanova, Maria

              • RRP: $66.99
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                13 Apr 21

              Maria Stepanova is one of the most powerful and distinctive voices of Russia's first post-Soviet literary generation. The Voice Over brings together two decades of Stepanova's work, showcasing her range, virtuosity, and creative evolution.

              ISBN 9780231196161
              Released NZ 13 Apr 2021
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Series Russian Library
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              Sentimental Tales

              Sentimental Tales (Hardback)

              By Zoshchenko, Mikhail; Translated by Dralyuk, Boris

              • RRP: $60.99
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              Mikhail Zoshchenko's Sentimental Tales are satirical portraits of small-town characters on the fringes of Soviet society in the first decade of Bolshevik rule. An original perspective on Soviet society in the 1920s and simply uproariously funny, Sentimental Tales at last shows An...glophone readers why Zoshchenko is considered among the greatest humorists of the Soviet era.
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              ISBN 9780231183789
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2018
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              The Man Who Couldn't Die: The Tale of an Authentic Human Being

              The Man Who Couldn't Die: The Tale of an Authentic Human Being (Hardback)

              Translated by Schwartz, Marian; By Slavnikova, Olga; Introduction by Lipovetsky, Mark

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              In the chaos of early 199s Russia, a paralyzed veteran's wife and stepdaughter conceal the Soviet Union's collapse from him in order to keep him-and his pension-alive, until it turns out the tough old man has other plans. Olga Slavnikova's The Man Who Couldn't Die is an instant c...lassic of post-Soviet Russian literature.
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              ISBN 9780231185943
              Released NZ 15 Dec 2018
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              City Folk and Country Folk

              City Folk and Country Folk (Hardback)

              By Khvoshchinskaya, Sofia; Translated by Favorov, Nora

              • RRP: $60.99
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              An unsung gem of nineteenth-century Russian literature, City Folk and Country Folk is a satire of Russia's aristocratic and pseudo-intellectual elites in the 1860s. Sofia Khvoshchinskaya, writing under a male pseudonym, centers her story on a common-sense, hardworking noblewoman ...and her self-assured daughter living on their small rural estate.
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              ISBN 9780231183024
              Released NZ 15 Jul 2017
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Series Russian Library
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