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Stories from a Siberian Village

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ISBN-10: 0875805728

ISBN-13: 9780875805726

Edition: 1996

Authors: John Givens, Vasily Shukshin, Laura Michael, Kathleen F. Parthe

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A cultural phenomenon in his day—an award-winning film director and actor who also wrote novels, plays, and movie scripts—Vasily Shukshin (1929–1974) is renowned for his mastery of the short story. Credited with revitalizing the short story as a genre in Russian literature, he was posthumously honored with the Soviet Union's highest literary prize following his untimely death at the age of forty-five.Stories from a Siberian Villageintroduces Shukshin to English readers with twenty-five stories that reflect the Siberian origins of his artistic identity. These stories, most of which have never before appeared in English, are set in a remote Siberian village caught in transition between rural…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press
Publication date: 8/13/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Shukshin at Large
Vasily Shukshin: A Storyteller's Story
Translators' Note
Country Folk
I Believe!
Cutting Them Down to Size
The Microscope
Tough Guy
Ignakha's Come Home
My Son-in-Law Stole a Truckload of Wood!
Mille Pardons, Madame!
Stenka Razin
All by Themselves
A Roof Over Your Head
Alyosha at Large
Passing Through
Let's Conquer the Heart!
Vanka Teplyashin
In the Autumn
From the Childhood Years of Ivan Popov
Siberian Pies
First Acquaintance with the City
Gogol and Raika
The Ox
The Airplane
The Letter
Uncle Yermolai
Text Notes
Major Works of Vasily Shukshin