Praise for Ivan Bunin's <i>The Liberation of Tolstoy</i>:
"Marullo and Khmelkov have not only supplied us with a graceful translation, they have provided annotations, more voluminous than Bunin's original text, that display a breathtaking depth of knowledge about Bunin, Tolstoy, and Russian literature and culture in general. This is an invaluable contribution." --<i>Publishers Weekly</i>
About the Author
Ivan Bunin (1880-1953), a poet and writer of short fiction, won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1933. Three of his works, Night of Denial (2006), The Liberation of Tolstoy: A Tale of Two Writers (2001, 1055 cloth copies sold), and The Life of Arseniev (1994, 846 paper copies sold) are published by Northwestern University Press.
Thomas Gaiton Marullo is director of the Program in Russian and East European Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He is the author of If You See the Buddha: Studies in the Fiction of Ivan Bunin (Northwestern, 1998), and the editor and translator of Ivan Bunin: Twilight of Émigré Russia 1934-1953 (Ivan R. Dee, 2002), The Liberation of Tolstoy: A Tale of Two Writers (Northwestern, 2001), Cursed Days (Ivan R. Dee, 1998), Ivan Bunin: From the Other Shore (Ivan R. Dee, 1995), and Ivan Bunin: Russian Requiem 1885-1920 (Ivan R. Dee, 1993).