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Author Knapp, Liza.

Title The giants of Russian literature : Turgenev, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, and Chekhov / Liza Knapp.

Publication Info. Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, [2006]


Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  CD 891.7 GIANTS    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction Audiobook  CD 891.7 KNAPP    Check Shelf
Description 7 audio discs (approximately 7 hours) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (96 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.).
Series Modern scholar
Modern scholar.
Performer Professor Liza Knapp, lecturer.
System Details Compact disc.
Bibliography Course guide includes bibliographical references.
Summary Russian literature of the 19th century is among the richest, most profound, and most human traditions in the world. This course explores that tradition by focusing on four giants: Ivan Turgenev, Fyodor Dostoevsky, Leo Tolstoy, and Anton Chekhov.
Contents Lecture 1. Fiction, love, and death -- Lecture 2. Ivan Turgenev: a Russian novelist; Relations in Fathers and sons -- Lecture 3. Bridging the generation gap in Turgenev's Fathers and sons: love and death -- Lecture 4. Fyodor Dostoevsky: writing for life -- Lecture 5. In and out of the underground (A reading of Dostoevsky's Notes from the underground) -- Lecture 6. Calculating murder in Dostoevsky's Crime and punishment -- Lecture 7. The power of compassion in Dostoevsky's Crime and punishment -- Lecture 8. Leo Tolstoy and the search for meaning in life -- Lecture 9. Entering the labyright of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina -- Lecture 10. Anna Karenina and the tangled skein of plot -- Lecture 11. Love and death in Tolstoy's Anna Karenina -- Lecture 12. Anton Chekhov: writer, doctor, humanist -- Lecture 13. Chekhovian compassion: revisions of peasant life and adulterous love -- Lecture 14. Love and death and the Russian point of view.
Note GMD: sound recording.
Subject Russian literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism -- Sound recordings.
Turgenev, Ivan Sergeevich, 1818-1883 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Sound recordings.
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Sound recordings.
Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Sound recordings.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Sound recordings.
Added Author Recorded Books, Inc. Publisher.
ISBN 1428112936 set
1428112944 course guide
Standard No. 9781428112933
Music No. UC084 Recorded Books
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