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Tag Archives: Russian literature

A Reader’s Diary – 12 February 2014

I am still reading Kilvert’s Diary a little at a time, which is I think the way it should be read, and keep coming across little gems of descriptive prose, … Continue reading

February 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Peasants

Peasants were a familiar part of the landscape of Russian literature until as a class, with the end of serfdom and the beginning of communism, they ceased to exist. We … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · 1 Comment