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21. How Leo Tolstoy Shaped the Modern Melodrama

On the 110th anniversary of Lev Tolstoy's death, we look back at his link to cinema: Tolstoy is more closely linked to the history of the cinema than any other writer of his time.

Tags: cinema, literature, film, tolstoy
22. Creating Anna Karenina

When Tolstoy started Anna Karenina, he was forty-four. He guessed that he would finish the novel, conceived as only a novella, in two weeks. Anna Karenina took him more than four years.

Tags: russian literature, literature, women, tolstoy
23. Fear and Fandango

We review Good Citizens Need Not Fear, by Maria Reva, and Fandango and Other Stories, by Alexander Grin.

Tags: literature, fiction, grin
24. From Poetry to Song: A Russian Poet's Work Makes a Debut

How the work of one of Soviet Russia's greatest poets found new life through modern music.

Tags: stalin, soviet, media, Tsvetaeva, literature, poetry, music
25. Books to Read During the Great Pause

We asked our editors, advisors, and frequent contributors to share a Russian literary work they felt was particularly apt to read during The Great Pause.

Tags: literature, pushkin, tolstoy, akhmatova, gogol, literature
26. Books to Read During the Great Pause

We asked our editors, advisors, and frequent contributors to share a Russian literary work they felt was particularly apt to read during The Great Pause.

Tags: literature, pushkin, tolstoy, akhmatova, gogol, literature
27. Review

In which we review a book on dissidents, and a novel about literary envy.

Tags: literature, dissidence
28. Sergei Solovyov

May 5 marks the bicentennial of the birth of one of Russian history’s greatest scholars: Sergei Solovyov.

Tags: academia, literature
29. Coronavirus Coping: Russian Lit has the Answers

Russian literature has an answer for everything. In the times of coronovirus, this is your guide.

Tags: Solzhenitsyn, bunin, chekhov, dostoevsky, tolstoy, literature
30. The Government Inspector Gets a Monument

A town in Volgograd Oblast prepares to welcome Gogol's Inspector... again.

Tags: Volgograd, culture, monuments, towns, literature, Gogol

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