Russian literature golden age was in the 19th century, when talents like Tolstoy flourished. Russian authors have significantly contributed to numerous literary genres. Russia has five Nobel Prize in literature laureates. As of 2011, Russia was the fourth largest book producer in the world in terms of published titles. A popular folk saying claims Russians are ?the world?s most reading nation?. Literary critic August Nemo has selected the following short stories for this book: The Nose by Nikolai Gogol; The Queen of Spades by Alexander Pushkin; God Sees The Truth, But Waits by Leo Tolstoy; The Bet by Anton Chekhov; The Christmas Tree And The Wedding by Fyodor Dostoyevsky; One Autumun Night by Maxim Gorky; Lazarus by Leonid Andreyev.
Nikolay Gogol, (born March 19, 1809, Sorochintsy, Ukraine, Russian Empire - died February 21, 1852, Moscow, Russia), Ukrainian-born humorist, dramatist, and novelist whose works, written in Russian, significantly influenced the direction of Russian literature.
Aleksandr Pushkin (born May 26, 1799, Moscow, Russia—died January 29, 1837, St. Petersburg), Russian poet, novelist, dramatist, and short-story writer; he has often been considered his country's greatest poet and the founder of modern Russian literature.
Leo Tolstoy, (born August 28, 1828, Yasnaya Polyana, Tula province, Russian Empire—died November 7, 1910, Astapovo, Ryazan province), Russian author, a master of realistic fiction and one of the world's greatest novelists.
Anton Chekhov, (born January 29, 1860, Taganrog, Russia—died July 14/15, 1904, Badenweiler, Germany), Russian playwright and master of the modern short story.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, (born November 11, 1821, Moscow, Russia—died February 9, 1881, St. Petersburg), Russian novelist and short-story writer whose psychological penetration into the darkest recesses of the human heart, together with his unsurpassed moments of illumination, had an immense influence on 20th-century fiction.
Maxim Gorky, (born March 16, 1868, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia—died June 14, 1936), Russian short-story writer and novelist who first attracted attention with his naturalistic and sympathetic stories of tramps and social outcasts and later wrote other stories, novels, and plays, including his famous The Lower Depths.
Leonid Andreyev, (born August 21, 1871, Oryol, Russia—died September 12, 1919, Kuokkala, Finland), novelist whose best work has a place in Russian literature for its evocation of a mood of despair and absolute pessimism.
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Editora : Tacet Books; 1ª edição - 2021
Idioma : Inglês
Capa comum : 139 páginas
ISBN : 9786589575153
Dimensões : 14x21cm