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Russian Stories: A Dual-Language Book Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Russian Stories.

  • Russian Stories: A Dual-Language Book Summary & Study Guide
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Russian Stories: A Dual-Language Book Summary

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Alexander Pushkin

Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837) was born in Moscow. Pushkin was educated at the Lyceum at Tsarskoye Selo and published poetry as early as 1814. In modern times, Pushkin is widely hailed as one of Russia's greatest literary figures—"One Russian nineteenth-century critic called him 'Our all.'" (p. 2)—and is generally remembered best for his poetry. Pushkin's numerous publications include a vast body of lyrical poetry, several lengthy narrative poems including "The Bronze Horseman", a novel in verse, a historical drama, four dramatic tragedies, several short stories, and the novella "The Queen of Spades". The Pushkin story in the current collection was originally published anonymously in 1830 in the collection entitled The Tales of Ivan Petrovich Belkin. Pushkin stated that in prose he valued "brevity, precision, and naked simplicity" (p. 3) and these qualities are evident in the story presented in the current collection. Pushkin died of wounds received...

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