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Peter Morley

13 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

Peter Morley PETER MORLEY is a London-based translator. His recent translations include the libretto of The Golden Cockerel for the Bolshoi Theatre.


Secrets of the Northern Wind

Russian Life: May/June 2012
The Russian North is rich in superstition and mysticism. Monsters... UFOs... shape-shifters... dwarves living underground... There seems no end to the stories.
Author: Nikolai Gernet
Translator: Peter Morley
Illustrations/Images: Nikolai Gernet
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The Ice Has Broken

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2012
As the old saying has it, you can never tire of watching fire, water and other people working. Northerners would also add that you can look endlessly at ice drifting down a river.
Author: Nikolai Gernet
Translator: Peter Morley
Illustrations/Images: Nikolai Gernet
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The Tale of the Beautiful Vasilisa Mikulishna

Chtenia: Winter 2012

Translator: Peter Morley
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Russian Strings

Russian Life: May/June 2011
As a festival in Moscow brings together virtuoso guitarists from across Europe, the traditional Russian seven-stringed form of the instrument is enjoying a renaissance… in America.
Author: Ilya Ovchinnikov
Translator: Peter Morley
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Trekking In Partisan Footsteps

Russian Life: May/June 2011
Eastern Crimea was a center for partisan activity during the Great Patriotic War. In honor of the May Day holiday, we trek through this wild realm along the Black Sea, hoping to recapture a sense of what it meant to fight and live here.
Author: Lada Bakal
Translator: Peter Morley
Illustrations/Images: Lada Bakal
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Moscow on the Thames

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2010
History would have been much different if Queen Elizabeth had accepted a proposal from Ivan IV in the sixteenth century. Nonetheless, London today bears the stamp of centuries of Russo-British interaction.
Author: Peter Morley
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Beneath Kremlin Walls

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2010
Hundreds of layers of history lie buried beneath the cobblestones and brick walls of Moscow's Kremlin. But accessing them requires negotiating with the current residents of the crenellated fortress.
Author: Alexander Mozhayev
Translator: Peter Morley
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Zaryade: Moscow Quiet Nook

Russian Life: May/June 2009
A cobblestone’s throw from the Kremlin walls, there was once a rabbit-warren of crooked streets and tall buildings called Zaryade. For a time, it was the capital's Old Town and considered a prestigious place of residence. Neglected, the area deteriorated in the 20th century and most of it was torn down. But the memories remain.
Author: Alexander Mozhayev
Translator: Peter Morley
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Understanding Gogol

Russian Life: Mar/Apr 2009
Recognized soon after his first publication as a writer of great promise, Gogol went on to prove the critics right, and to create a body of work that has no equal in the Russian pantheon. This April (or March, depending on your calendar) is his bicentenary.
Author: Yury Mann
Translator: Peter Morley
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The Pure Joy of Christmas

Chtenia: Winter 2009

Author: Eduard Beznosov
Translator: Peter Morley
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