An excellent overview of the major Russian Masters of Literature by... one of the major Russian Literature Master! Read morePublished 2 months ago by Dmitri Poletaev, author of SF/Historical thrillers
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 6 months ago by Will
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 13 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 13 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 17 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 19 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 20 months ago by lily t.
As literature a good book, however the print is quite small, perhaps a 9pt in Times Roman and the print is not centered on the page. Read morePublished on August 16, 2012 by My name