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100.305, Spring 2020

Brooks, Jeffrey, Spring 2020
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1. Ballada o soldate: Ballad of a soldier Video/Film , DVD in Russian
directed by Grigori Chukhrai ; a Mosfilm Studio Production ; scenario, Valentin Yoshov… 1959 .

A soldier-boy earns a ten-day leave to go home to his mother by performing a desparate act of bravery at the front. On the way home he has many small adventures.
2. The captain's daughter Book , Print in English
by Alexander Pushkin ; introduction by Robert Chandler ; translated from the Russian by… 2014 .

Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich, 1799-1837,

A Sergeant of the Guards -- The Guide -- The Fortress -- The Duel -- Love -- The Pugachov Rebellion -- The Attack -- An Uninvited Guest -- Parting -- The Seige -- The Rebel Camp -- The Orphan -- Arrest -- The Tribunal -- Omitted chapter -- Note on Names -- Pushkin and History…
4. The Cold War: a world history Book , Print in English
Odd Arne Westad. 2017 .

Westad, Odd Arne,

"We tend to think of the Cold War as a bounded conflict: a clash of two superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union, born out of the ashes of World War II and coming to a dramatic end with the collapse of the Soviet Union. But in this major new work, Bancroft…
6. Doctor Zhivago Video/Film , DVD in English , French , Spanish
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; a Carlo Ponti production ; screenplay by Robert Bolt ;… 2010 .

A poet and surgeon, husband and lover finds his life disrupted by war. It alters the lives of many, including Tonya, the gentle woman he marries and Lara, the woman he cannot forget.
Jeffrey Brooks, Johns Hopkins University. 2019 .

Brooks, Jeffrey, 1942-

"Showcasing the genius of Russian literature, art, music, and dance over a century of turmoil, within the dynamic cultural ecosystem that shaped it, The Firebird and the Fox explores the shared traditions, mutual influences and enduring themes that recur in these art forms. The…
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8. Hadji Murat Book , Print in English
Leo Tolstoy ; translated from the Russian by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky ;… 2012 .

Tolstoy, Leo, graf, 1828-1910.

Tolstoys final worka gripping novella about the struggle between the Muslim Chechens and their inept occupiersis a powerful moral fable for our time.
Peter Kenez, University of California, Santa Cruz. 2017 .

Kenez, Peter,

"Examines political, social, and cultural developments in the Soviet Union and the post-Soviet period. It begins by identifying the social tensions and political inconsistencies that spurred radical change in Russia's government, from the turn of the century to the revolution of…
Masha Gessen. 2014 .

Gessen, Masha,

"In 1999, the "Family" surrounding Boris Yeltsin went looking for a successor to the ailing and increasingly unpopular president. Vladimir Putin, with very little governmental or administrative experience--he'd been deputy mayor of St. Petersburg, and briefly, director of the…
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Masha Gessen. 2012 .

Gessen, Masha.

This is the chilling account of how a low-level, small-minded KGB operative ascended to the Russian presidency and, in an astonishingly short time, destroyed years of progress and made his country once more a threat to her own people and to the world. Handpicked by the "family"…
12. The Master and Margarita Book , Print in English
Mikhail Bulgakov ; translated with notes by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky ;… 2016 .

Bulgakov, Mikhail, 1891-1940,

Presents a satirical drama about Satan's visit to Moscow, where he learns that the citizens no longer believe in God. He decides to teach them a lesson by perpetrating a series of horrific tricks. Combines two distinct yet interwoven parts, one set in contemporary Moscow, the…
13. Poems Book , Print in English
Akhmatova ; translated by D.M. Thomas. 2006 .

Akhmatova, Anna Andreevna, 1889-1966.

note: From evening -- 'The pillow hot ...' -- Reading Hamlet -- Evening room -- 'I have written down the words -- 'I share my room ...' -- 'Memory of sun seeps from the heart ...' -- 'The door is half open ...' -- 'High in the sky ...' -- Song of the last meeting -- Love…
14. Russian magic tales from Pushkin to Platonov Book , Print in English
translated by Robert Chandler ... [et al.] ; introduced by Robert Chandler with an… 2012 .

pt. One Aleksandr Pushkin (1799-1837) -- Tale about a Priest and his Servant Balda -- Tale about a Fisherman and a Fish -- pt. Two First Folktale Collections -- Aleksandr Afanasyev (1826-71) -- Crane and the Heron -- Little Brown Cow -- Vasilisa the Fair -- Marya Morevna…
15. Russian short stories from Pushkin to Buida Book , Print in English
edited and translated by Robert Chandler. 2005 .

"This collection includes not only well-known classics but also modern masterpieces, many of them previously censored. There are stories by acknowledged giants - Gogol, Tolstoy, Chekhov and Solzhenitsyn - and by equally great writers such as Platonov who have only recently become…
16. Sentimental tales Book , Print in English
Mikhail Zoshchenko ; translated by Boris Dralyuk. 2018 .

Zoshchenko, Mikhail, 1895-1958,

"Mikhail Zoshchenko's Sentimental Tales are satirical portraits of small-town characters on the fringes of Soviet society in the first decade of Bolshevik rule. The tales are narrated by one Kolenkorov, who is anything but a model Soviet author: not only is he still attached to…
17. Sobachʹe serdt͡se Video/Film , DVD in Russian
Lenfilʹm ; po zakazu Gosteleradio SSSR ; rezhisser-postanovshchik, Vladimir Bortko ;… 1988 .

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In the early 1920s after the Soviet revolution, a scientist and his assistant perform an operation to change a stray dog into a human, with highly questionable results.
19. Women in Russia, 1700-2000 Book , Print in English
Barbara Alpern Engel. 2004 .

Engel, Barbara Alpern.