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The captain"s daughter and other great stories

Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin

The captain"s daughter and other great stories

by Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translated from the Russian.

Statementby Alexander Pushkin.
SeriesVintage Russian library -- V714
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20322360M

The sparkling humor of the five 'Tales of Belkin' contrasts with a dark fable of gambling and obsessive greed in 'The Queen of Spades' and the masterful historical novella, 'The Captain's Daughter', a story of love and betrayal set during a rebellion in the time of Catherine the Great"- . Praise. Honorable Mention for the MLA Lois Roth Translation Prize “Alexander Pushkin’s classic tale The Captain’s Daughter, set in the reign of Catherine the Great, appears here in a witty and engaging version that brings the Russian author to life for anglophone readers in a new challenges of translating Pushkin are well known, and they have seldom met with such sure hands as.

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Appears in 2 books from Page - This young lady is not the niece of the priest, she is the daughter of I wan Mironow, who was executed after the taking of this fortress. Page - I come to you as I would come to my own father. Book Analysis – The Captain’s Daughter by Erik Wright (History ) he elderly serf Savelyich scolds and fusses over young nobleman Pyotr Andreyich, but he is clearly obligated to follow Pyotr’s orders. Non-Russians living in the Provence of Orenburg are described as “half-savages” who must be kept in submission by the government.


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With a full-time job, and a 5-year old who was sick with the flu this week, The Captain’s Daughter took me four days to read/5(). The translation of The captain's daughter is by Natalie Duddington, the other stories in the volume were translated by T.

Keane. "Edition limited to copies"--Title page verso. Description: pages ; 23 cm: Contents: The captain's daughter --The tales of Belkin: The shot. The.

The captain's daughter --The tales of the late Ivan Petrovich Belkin --The Queen of spades --Kirdjali --The Negro of Peter the Great. Series Title: Vintage Russian library, V Other Titles: Kapitanskai︠a︡ dochka. Responsibility: by Alexander Pushkin. The Captain's Daughter (Russian: «Капитанская дочка», romanized: Kapitanskaya dochka) is a historical novel by the Russian writer Alexander was first published in in the fourth issue of the literary journal novel is a romanticized account of Author: Aleksandr Pushkin.

About The Captain’s Daughter. Famous for his enormously influential poetry and plays, Alexander Pushkin is also beloved for his short stories. This collection showcases his tremendous range, which enabled him to portray the Russian people through romance, drama, and satire.

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