The Portable Twentieth-Century Russian Reader (Penguin Classics)
VariousISBN: 0142437573; 9780142437575;
Book DescriptionClarence Brown's marvelous collection introduces readers to the most resonant voices of twentieth-century Russia. It includes stories by Chekhov, Gorky, Bunin, Zamyatin, Babel, Nabokov, Solzhenitsyn, and Voinovich; excerpts from Andrei Bely's Petersburg, Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita , Boris Pasternak's Dr. Zhivago , and Sasha Solokov's A School for Fools ; the complete text of Yuri Olesha's 1927 masterpiece Envy; and poetry by Alexander Blok, Anna Akhmatova, and Osip Mandelstam. Edited by Clarence Brown.