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1. Peter the Great, Emperor of All Russia
By Eugenia Sokolskaya

What do you have to do as Russian tsar to be remembered as "Great"? You can start by reforming the government, social structure, customs, language, and, well, everything else.

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Tags: peter the great, st. petersburg, russia, history, reform, traditions, literature, dostoyevsky
2. Dostoyevsky Bilingual

Dostoyevsky becomes the third Russian author to get Chtenia's Bilingual Treatment. Including a series of short, lesser known, but highly significant works that show the traditional view of Dostoyevsky as a dour, intense, philosophical writer to be uneccesarily one-sided.

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Tags: dostoyevsky, bilingual, fiction, language
3. Happy Birthday Nikosha Gogol!
By Paul E. Richardson

Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol is one of Russia's greatest and yet least appreciated writers. Fyodor Dostoyevsky, author of Crime and Punishment, The Brothers Karamazov and other classics, said that "we all came out of Gogol's Overcoat." What he meant is that Gogol was completely unlike any Russian writer who preceded him, and that all Russian literature that followed was indebted to him.

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Tags: gogol, literature, nabokov, dostoyevsky

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