Parallel text: Polish and English.One evening Harold decides to go for a walk in the moonlight. Armed only with an oversize purple crayon, young Harold draws himself a landscape full of wonder and excitement. Harold and his trusty crayon travel through woods and across seas and past dragons before returning to bed, safe and sound. Full of funny twists and...
A look at the life and work of Bulat Okudzhava, King of the Bards. Thematic sections have short introductions, and all poems and stories in this volume are presented side by side in English and Russian. Includes fiction, nonfiction, autobiographical works
One of the most famous works of Russian literature, the four-act comedy in verse Woe from Wit skewers staid, nineteenth century Russian society, and it positively teems with ?winged phrases? that are essential colloquialisms for students of Russian and Ru
Bilingual edition of Fedor Dostoevsky's writing (excerpts from his memoirs, letters, and prose).
Bilingual edition (Russian/English) of the great short stories of early American literature: Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, the Spectre Bridegroom, the Devil and Tom Walker and others. Washington Irving (1783-1859) is considered the first
This edition of Shakespeare's classics has new translations by modern poets. 'Macbeth,' translated by Vladimir Gandelsman, is the shortest of Shakespeare's tragedies, concerning an elaborate scheme to steal the Scottish throne with murder, treachery and
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Unlike many of her contemporaries, Anzhelina Polonskaya did not receive a classic Russian literary education, so her work is considerably more idiosyncratic and less anchored in tradition. This book, her first collection in English translation since 2005,