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Author Saunders, George, 1958-
Title A swim in a pond in the rain : in which four Russians give a master class on writing, reading, and life / George Saunders.
Publication Info. New York : Random House, [2021]
©2021
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 9  891.7 S    IN LIBRARY
 Circulation Desk c.2  IN LIBRARY
 Circulation Desk c.3  IN LIBRARY
Edition First edition.
Description xii, 410 pages ; 25 cm
Note Includes texts of seven short stories.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-410).
Note In English, translated from the Russian.
Contents We begin -- In the Cart -- Anton Chekhov. A page at a time: thoughts on In the Cart ; Afterthought #1 -- The Singers -- Ivan Turgenev. The heart of the story: thoughts on The Singers ; Afterthought #2 -- The Darling -- Anton Chekhov. A pattern story: thoughts on The Darling ; Afterthought #3 -- Master and Man -- Leo Tolstoy. And yet they drove on: Thoughts on Master and Man ; Afterthought #4 -- The Nose -- Nikolai Gogol. The door to the truth might be strangeness: Thoughts on The Nose ; Afterthought #5 -- Gooseberries -- Anton Chekhov. A swim in a pond in the rain: Thoughts on Gooseberries ; Afterthought #6 -- Alyosha the Pot -- Leo Tolstoy. The wisdom of omission: Thoughts on Alyosha the Pot ; Afterthought #7 -- We end.
Subject Gogolʹ, Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich, 1809-1852. Nos.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Kryzhovnik.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Na podvode.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Dushechka.
Turgenev, Ivan Sergeevich, 1818-1883. Pevt︠s︡y.
Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910. Alësha Gorshok.
Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910. Khozi︠a︡in i rabotnik.
Short stories, Russian -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Short stories, Russian -- 19th century -- History and criticism -- Study and teaching.
Reader-response criticism -- United States.
Added Author Container of (expression): Gogolʹ, Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich, 1809-1852. Nos. English (Struve)
Container of (expression): Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Kryzhovnik. English (Yarmolinsky)
Container of (expression): Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Na podvode. English (Yarmolinsky)
Container of (expression): Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Dushechka. English (Yarmolinsky)
Container of (expression): Turgenev, Ivan Sergeevich, 1818-1883. Pevt︠s︡y. English (Magarshack)
Container of (expression): Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910. Alësha Gorshok. English (Brown)
Container of (expression): Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910. Khozi︠a︡in i rabotnik. English (Maude and Maude)
Added Title In which four Russians give a master class on writing, reading, and life
ISBN 9781984856029 (hardcover)
1984856022 (hardcover)
9781984856043 (ebook)