An excellent overview of the major Russian Masters of Literature by... one of the major Russian Literature Master! Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dmitri Poletaev
I thought this book was worth the price for just for the analysis of the carriage scene in Anna Karenina. Nabokov is a careful and critical reader. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Will
This Book is a good reading, although some people say that Nabokov is not being totally fair.Published 10 months ago by Karl
Nabokov's critical thought is here reconstructed from his lecture notes. In this volume and in the companion volume concerning Western literature in general, Nabokov shows you how... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Renee
Essential reading for anyone interested in Russian writers. His take on writers, translations and the history of Russian literature is extremely insightful.Published 12 months ago by John McCormick
You may agree or disagree, but the book is a joy to read, especially if you know the works discussed.Published 16 months ago by Victoria Edwards
This is the only book of its kind around. Nabokov was a persnickety snob but he has some unparalleled insights into the craft of the Russian novel.Published 18 months ago by Omnivoreader
Oh, I so love love getting glimpses into the head of my idol, [though doing so would never interest me in the case of any other writer], and this collection of lectures says much... Read morePublished 19 months ago by lily t.