Skip to content
You are not logged in |Login  
Limit search to available items
Author Guerney, Bernard Guilbert, 1894-1979, editor.

Title A treasury of Russian literature; being a comprehensive selection of many of the best things by numerous authors in practically every field of the rich literature of Russia from its beginnings to the present, with much material now first made available in English, and all of the accepted favorites newly translated or their current translations thoroughly revised / Selected and edited, with a foreword and biographical and critical notes, by Bernard Guilbert Guerney.

Publication Info. New York : The Vanguard Press [1943]


Location Call No. Status
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  891.708 GUE    Check Shelf
Description xx pages, 1 ℓ., 1048 pages, 1 ℓ. 23 cm
Contents How Vladimir of Kiev and all Russian were baptized / Friar Nestor -- The lay of the host of Igor / Poet Unknown -- Of the Kitovras / Apocrypha -- Ilya of Murom and the sandaled pilgrims ; Ilya of Murom and the most monstrous idol / Folk epos -- Traveler's tales / Athanassii Nikitin -- God ; Plaint / Gabriel Romanovich Derzhavin -- Epigram ; Poets / Ivan Ivanovich Dmitriev -- The cat and the cook ; The swan, the pike, and the crab ; The ape and the spectacles / Ivan Andreievich Krylov -- Song ; The midnight muster at Waterloo ; Remembrance / Vassilii Andreievich Zhucovski -- The queen of spades ; The tale of the golden cockerel ; As leaden as the aftermath of wine ; Remembrance ; I loved you once ; Life's stage coach ; The lay of Oleg the Wise / Alexander Sergheievich Pushkin -- Ashik-Kerib: a turkish fairy tale ; The chalice of life ; Lonely and far a white sail soars ; The angel ; Testament ; A song of Czar Ivan Vassilievich the Terrible, of his young bodyguard, and of Kalashnicov, the bold trading man / Michael Urievich Lermontov -- I will saddle a steed / Alexei Vassilievich Koltzov -- The overcoat ;The inspector general ; The Russian word / Nicholas Vassilievich Gogol -- Letter to Gogol / Vissarion Gregorievich Belinski -- Fathers and sons ; The Russian tongue / Ivan Sergheievich Turgenev -- Notes from underground / Theodore Michaelovich Dostoievski -- Virtues and the vices / Michael Eugraphovich Saltycov -- Yardstick: the story of a horse ; The death of Ivan Ilyich ; The imp and the crust ; How much land does a man need? / Leo Nicolaievich Tolstoi -- Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk / Nicholas Semyonovich Lescov -- Life / Vsevolod Michaelovich Garshin -- The clown ; The lowest depths / Alexis Maximovich Peshcov -- Work of art ; The chorus lady ; The three sisters / Anton Pavlovich Chekhov -- Peter and Alexis / Dmitrii Sergheievich Merezhcovski -- Lazarus ; Ben-Tobith ; Freedom / Leonid Nicolaievich Andreiev -- The amphora ; Vanquish all your gladness ; Three gobs of spit / Theodore Kusmich Teternicov -- The gentleman from San Francisco / Ivan Alexeievich Bunin -- The bracelet of garnets / Alexander Ivanovich Kuprin -- The young man who flew past ; The man with a green necktie / Arcadii Timotheich Averchenco -- The republic of the southern cross ; Litany ; Her knees ; Birds of fury / Valerii Yacovlevich Briussov -- The gray-eyed king / Anna Ahmatova -- The twelve / Alexander Alexandrovich Block -- Black and white ;Little parlor-Red Riding Hood / Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayacovski -- Tooth-Jerking ; The agitator / Michael Michaelovich Zoshchenko -- Proverbs.
Subject Russian literature -- Translations into English.
English literature -- Translations from Russian.
Add a Review