The School for Scandal, by Richard Brinsley Sheridan. The Oxford Book of French Verse, compiled. David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens. A rather weak imitation of the Igor Tale, the Zadonshchina (attributed to Sofony of Ryazan and composed no later than 1393) glorifies Dmitry Donskoy. Works reflecting Muscovite power Accompanying Moscows rise were a series of writings on the theme of translatio imperii (translation of empire which constructed genealogies and described the transmission of imperial and ecclesiastical regalia to Russia. Letters, by Pliny the Younger. In his hundreds of stories and novellas, which he wrote while practicing medicine, Chekhov adopts something of a clinical approach to ordinary life. Lomonosov, who was also a scientist and played a key role in founding Moscow State University (1755 achieved his greatest poetic success in panegyric and spiritual odes, especially Oda na vzyatiye Khotina (1739; Ode on the Seizure of Khotin Vecherneye razmyshleniye o Bozhiyem velichestve (1743;. How the Other Half Lives, by Jacob Riis. The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, by Henry Fielding. The Marvellous Adventures of Sir John Mandeville,.
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He is celebrated for his novels about intelligent s and ideology: Rudin (1856 Nakanune (1860; On the Eve and Dym (1867; Smoke ). A key figure in producing these changes was Simeon Polotsky (162980 a monk educated at the Kiev Academy. The dissenters (or Old Believers ) produced some remarkable work, including the masterpiece of 17th-century Russian writing Zhitiye protopopa Avvakuma (167273; The Life of the Archpriest Avvakum ). The American National Song-Book, compiled by William McCarty. After the Russian Revolution in 1917, which he ardently supported initially, Mayakovsky stepped on the throat of his song to produce propaganda poems. Faustus, by Christopher Marlowe. The 19th century began with the Golden Age of Russian poetry.
Turgenev (17931834 a colonel in the Russian cavalry who took part in the Patriotic War of 1812, and Varvara Petrovna Turgeneva (n e Lutovinova; 17871850).His father belonged to an old, but impoverished.
Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenev, published in 1862, takes place in Old Russia with its horse-drawn vehicles and serf-society, but it is as current today as it was groundbreaking then.
Also Extracts from Diodorus Siculus, Josephus, and Tacitus, Relating to the Jews, Together with an Appendix (English) (as Author) A Dialogue Concerning Oratory, or the Causes of Corrupt Eloquence Texte latin avec introduction, notes et lexique des noms propres (French) (as Author) La Germanie.
8 November 1953) was the first, russian writer awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.