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Short Stories in Russian: New Penguin Parallel Text

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Short Stories in Russian: New Penguin Parallel Text

Edited by Brian James Baer

This new volume of ten short stories, with parallel translations, offers students at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature without constantly having to refer to a dictionary. Drawn from the last two decades of the Soviet Union and the two decades following its collapse, they chart a period of dramatic social change, often using metaphors of the body, and represent a range of literary styles that highlight the dynamism of contemporary Russian fiction.

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Product Description

Short Stories in Russian: New Penguin Parallel Text

Edited by Brian James Baer

This new volume of ten short stories, with parallel translations, offers students at all levels the opportunity to enjoy a wide range of contemporary literature without constantly having to refer to a dictionary. Drawn from the last two decades of the Soviet Union and the two decades following its collapse, they chart a period of dramatic social change, often using metaphors of the body, and represent a range of literary styles that highlight the dynamism of contemporary Russian fiction.

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Additional Information
Book Genre Short Stories
Book Format Parallel Text
Binding Paperback
Publisher Penguin
Number of pages 240
Dimensions 13 x 1.5 x 19.8 cm
ISBN 9780143118343
Date of Publication 3 Aug. 2017
Language Russian
Level Intermediate
Media Type Book
Key Benefits
  • Introductory notes in English that set the book in its social and literary context
  • Short stories from leading, contemporary Russian authors
  • full unabridged text in Russian
  • Complete word-for-word translation in English on facing page
  • Convenient paperback format makes key works of foreign literature accessible to the intermediate language learner.
  • Perfect for taking on holiday as there's no need to take a dictionary
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