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There are 94 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Literature".

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1. Great, Powerful, Truthful, and Free

Where we explore the very particular relationship that Russians have with their language.

Tags: chekhov, pushkin, literature, turgenev
2. Sci-fi Author, Meet Dystopia

A well-known science fiction author has been placed on the Kremlin's wanted list for protesting the war in Ukraine.

Tags: war in ukraine, dissent, science fiction, literature
3. Ignorance is Not Strength

Belarus moves to ban George Orwell's dystopian classic 1984.

Tags: government, dissent, literature, Belarus
4. Happy Birthday Anton Pavlovich

Today, January 29, is Anton Pavlovich Chekhov's 162nd birthday. Let's celebrate!

Tags: russian literature, literature, chekhov
5. The Gambler Wife

An excerpt from the new book, The Gambler Wife, a glimpse into the life and motivations of Dostoyevsky's very successful wife.

Tags: biography, literature, dostoyevsky
6. Dostoyevsky's Brilliant Wife Anna

In which we learn about the strong-willed and brilliant Anna Dostoyevskaya, the wife of Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

Tags: feminism, literature, author, history, book, dostoyevsky, anna dostoyevskaya
7. Dostoyevsky in Siberia and Beyond

Dostoyevsky spent ten years of his life exiled to Russia's Eastern hinterlands. Beyond the Urals, there are several places that shaped Dostoyevsky and influenced many of his greatest works of literature.

Tags: prison, Kazakhstan, barnaul, tyumen, Omsk, exile, Siberia, history, author, literature, dostoevsky
8. Reading is Essential

St. Petersburg book-lovers can relax going into the city-wide shutdown knowing that their favorite bookstores will not shut down fully; the city has added books to the list of essential items. 

Tags: pandemic, covid 19, COVID, coronavirus, st. petersburg, literature, reading, Books
9. Gogol in the Middle

Russia and Ukraine have a long history of disputes over beloved territory, to say the least… But this time, it’s Gogol.

Tags: dispute, nationality, conflict, Ukraine, Gogol, literature
10. Dreadful Terror

Dostoyevsky’s chance visit to a museum led to a chilling, life-changing encounter with an artist long dead, but whose work was very much alive. It would make an appearance in the writer’s next novel. 

Tags: switzerland, literature, idiot, dostoyevsky

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