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Gibian, George

Overview
Works: 94 works in 332 publications in 6 languages and 12,107 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Psychological fiction  Didactic fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Historical fiction  Novels  War fiction 
Roles: Editor, Author, Translator, Other, Author of introduction, Compiler
Classifications: PG3326, 891.733
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Most widely held works about George Gibian
 
Most widely held works by George Gibian
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 1996 in English and held by 1,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the years leading up to and culminating in Napoleon's disastrous Russian invasion, this novel focuses upon an entire society torn by conflict and change. Here is humanity in all its innocence and corruption, its wisdom and folly
Crime and punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

18 editions published between 1964 and 1989 in English and held by 1,187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raskolnikov commits murder. He then must deal both with the police, and his own guilty conscience. Determined to overreach his humanity and assert his untrammelled individual will, Raskolnikov, an impoverished student living in the St. Petersburg of the Tsars, commits an act of murder and theft and sets into motion a story which, for its excruciating suspense, its atmospheric vividness, and its profundity of characterization and vision, is almost unequaled in the literatures of the world. The best known of Dostoevsky's masterpieces, Crime and Punishment can bear any amount of rereading without losing a drop of its power over our imagination
Interval of freedom; soviet literature during the thaw, 1954-1957 by George Gibian( Book )

15 editions published in 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 949 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Boris Pasternak?s Doctor Zhivago was published in Europe and America in 1957 and 1958, the Western world was astonished and elated. But Doctor Zhivago is not the only significant literary work to come out of Soviet Russia recently. During four extrao
Crime and punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

4 editions published between 1964 and 1989 in English and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raskolnikov commits murder. He then must deal both with the police, and his own guilty conscience. Determined to overreach his humanity and assert his untrammelled individual will, Raskolnikov, an impoverished student living in the St. Petersburg of the Tsars, commits an act of murder and theft and sets into motion a story which, for its excrutiating suspense, its atmospheric vividness, and its profundity of characterization and vision, is almost unequaled in the literatures of the world. The best known of Dostoevsky's masterpieces, Crime and Punishment can bear any amount of rereading without losing a drop of its power over our imagination
Anna Karenina : a novel in eight parts by Leo Tolstoy( Book )

4 editions published between 1970 and 2016 in Spanish and English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the working out of the parallel moral and religious dilemmas of Anna Karenina with her soldier-lover, Vronsky, and Konstantin Levin with his young, very loving wife, Kitty
Russia's lost literature of the absurd: a literary discovery : Selected works of Daniil Kharms and Alexander Vvedensky by George Gibian( Book )

21 editions published between 1971 and 1974 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian Modernism : culture and the avant-garde, 1900-1930 by George Gibian( Book )

15 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The selected poetry of Jaroslav Seifert by Jaroslav Seifert( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead souls by Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic masterpiece about Chechikov, a trafficker in souls (adult male serfs), who can still be of profit even when dead
The poetry of Jaroslav Seifert by Jaroslav Seifert( Book )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1984, Jaroslav Seifert (1901-1986) was the first Czech to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. Although Seifert lived through the many historic turns of his homeland, his was not a political poetry, except in its constant expression of love for his homeland, its beauties and its values. He was the great poet of Prague, of love, of the senses. His work was unpretentious, lyrical yet irreverent, earthy, charming. Seifert was known for the simplicity of his verse, yet his poems are full of surprises, never what at first they seem. They are marked by imagery that is beautiful or comical, by good, deep values, and by love in all its forms. This is a collection of poetry written throughout his life
Modern Russian short stories by George Gibian( Book )

9 editions published in 1965 in Russian and English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spirit of Russia; studies in history, literature and philosophy by T. G Masaryk( Book )

16 editions published between 1919 and 1967 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the history, literature and philosophy of the Russian people, this book explores the nation's spirit
The portable nineteenth-century Russian reader( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects writings by Aleksandr Pushkin, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Leo Tolstoy, Anton Chekhov, and other notable nineteenth-century Russian writers
Tolstoj and Shakespeare by George Gibian( Book )

21 editions published between 1957 and 1977 in English and Dutch and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Karenina : backgrounds and sources criticism by Leo Tolstoy( Book )

11 editions published between 1970 and 1995 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Karenina tells of the doomed love affair between the sensuous and rebellious Anna and the dashing officer, Count Vronsky. Tragedy unfolds as Anna rejects her passionless marriage and must endure the hypocrisies of society. Set against a vast and richly textured canvas of nineteenth-century Russia, the novel's seven major characters create a dynamic imbalance, playing out the contrasts of city and country life and all the variations on love and family happiness
Interval of freedom : Soviet literature during the thaw 1954-57 by George Gibian( )

5 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Boris Pasternaks Doctor Zhivago was published in Europe and America in 1957 and 1958, the Western world was astonished and elated. But Doctor Zhivago is not the only significant literary work to come out of Soviet Russia recently. During four extrao
The Man with the black coat : Russia's literature of the absurd : selected works of Daniil Kharms and Alexander Vvedensky by Daniil Kharms( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The achievements of Vladimir Nabokov : essays, studies, reminiscences, and stories from the Cornell Nabokov Festival by Cornell Nabokov Festival( Book )

11 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Izbrannoe by Daniil Kharms( Book )

18 editions published in 1974 in 4 languages and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Gibian, George 1924-1999

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