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The Resource The little tragedies, Alexander Pushkin ; translated, with critical essays, by Nancy K. Anderson

The little tragedies, Alexander Pushkin ; translated, with critical essays, by Nancy K. Anderson

Label
The little tragedies
Title
The little tragedies
Statement of responsibility
Alexander Pushkin ; translated, with critical essays, by Nancy K. Anderson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • rus
  • eng
Summary
Annotation
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
COO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1799-1837
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the Russian
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Anderson, Nancy K.
Series statement
Russian literature and thought
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich
  • Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich
  • Russian literature
  • DRAMA
  • DRAMA
  • Russian literature
Summary expansion
In a major burst of creativity, Russian poet Alexander Pushkin during just three months in 1830 completed Eugene Onegin, composed more than thirty lyric poems, wrote several short stories and folk tales, and penned the four short dramas in verse that comprise the "little tragedies". The "little tragedies" stand among the great masterpieces of Russian literature, yet they were last translated into English a quarter-century ago and have in recent years been out of print entirely. In this outstanding new translation, Nancy K. Anderson preserves the cadence and intensity of Pushkin's work while aligning it with today's poetic practices and freer approach to metrics. In addition she provides critical essays examining each play in depth, a discussion of her approach to translating the plays, and a consideration of the genre of these dramatic pieces and their performability. The four "little tragedies"--Mozart and Salieri, The Miserly Knight, The Stone Guest, and A Feast During the Plague -- are extremely compressed dialogues, each dealing with a dominant protagonist whose central internal conflict determines both the plot and structure of the play. Pushkin focuses on human passions and the interplay between free will and fate: though each protagonist could avoid self-ruin, instead he freely chooses it
Label
The little tragedies, Alexander Pushkin ; translated, with critical essays, by Nancy K. Anderson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-224) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The little tragedies. The miserly knight ; Mozart and Salieri ; The stone guest ; A feast during the plague -- Critical essays. The seduction of power: The miserly knight ; Betrayal of a calling: Mozart and Salieri ; The weight of the past: The stone guest ; Survival and memory: A feast during the plague
Control code
ocn191952608
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (227 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300130461
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt110bv6
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191952608
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The little tragedies, Alexander Pushkin ; translated, with critical essays, by Nancy K. Anderson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-224) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The little tragedies. The miserly knight ; Mozart and Salieri ; The stone guest ; A feast during the plague -- Critical essays. The seduction of power: The miserly knight ; Betrayal of a calling: Mozart and Salieri ; The weight of the past: The stone guest ; Survival and memory: A feast during the plague
Control code
ocn191952608
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (227 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300130461
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt110bv6
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191952608
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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