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Terras, Victor

Overview
Works: 60 works in 239 publications in 6 languages and 9,902 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Encyclopedias  Reference works  Fiction  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Romance fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Translator, Author of introduction, Correspondent
Classifications: PG2940, 891.733
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Most widely held works by Victor Terras
Handbook of Russian literature by Victor Terras( Book )

12 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 1,780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Handbook provides a wide variety of information arranged in alphabetical order. There are entries on authors, scholars, and critics, literary movements and schools, and leading journals, almanacs, and publishing houses. Also included are articles dealing with genres (drama, novel, and short story), styles, themes, and types. Moreover, there are entries on significant literary and poetic terms, on some key historical terms, and on specific eras of literary activity ..." -- Inside front cover
A history of Russian literature by Victor Terras( Book )

13 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This magisterial work, written by one of the world's foremost Slavic scholars, presents a survey of Russian literature from its beginnings in the eleventh century to modern times. Victor Terras argues eloquently that Russian literature has reflected, defined, and shaped the nation's beliefs and goals, and he sets his survey against a background of social and political developments and religious and philosophic thought. He traces a rich literary heritage that ranges from the early folklore, the medieval literatures, the dissident and emigre writing after the revolution, and the masterful realist fiction of Turgenev, Dostoevsky, and Tolstoi, to the dissident literary movement that followed Stalin's death. - Publisher
A Karamazov companion : commentary on the genesis, language, and style of Dostoevsky's novel by Victor Terras( Book )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gambler, with Polina Suslova's diary by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gambler paints a stark picture of the attractions--and addictions--of gambling. Using skillful characterization, Dostoevsky faithfully depicts life among the gambling set in old Germany. This probing psychological novel explores the tangled love affairs and complicated lives of Alexey Ivanovitch, a young gambler, and Polina Alexandrovna, the woman he loves
The notebooks for A raw youth by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Idiot, an interpretation by Victor Terras( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belinskij and Russian literary criticism; the heritage of organic aesthetics by Victor Terras( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vladimir Mayakovsky by Victor Terras( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides in-depth analysis of the life, works, career, and critical importance of Vladimir Mayakovsky
Reading Dostoevsky by Victor Terras( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Turkish and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Admirers have praised Fedor Dostoevsky as the Russian Shakespeare, while his critics have slighted his novels as merely cheap amusements. In this critical introduction to Dostoevsky's fiction, the author asks readers to draw their own conclusions about the nineteenth-century Russian writer. Discussing psychological, political, mythical, and philosophical approaches, he guides readers through the range of diverse and even contradictory interpretations of Dostoevsky's rich novels
The young Dostoevsky (1846-1849): A critical study by Victor Terras( Book )

8 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American contributions to the Eighth International Congress of Slavists : Zagreb and Ljubljana, September 3-9, 1978 by International Congress of Slavists( Book )

20 editions published in 1978 in English and Multiple languages and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Supernatural in Slavic and Baltic literature : essays in honor of Victor Terras( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poetry of the Silver age : the various voices of Russian modernism by Victor Terras( Book )

7 editions published in 1998 in English and German and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boris Godunov by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin( Book )

16 editions published between 1965 and 1995 in Russian and English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A play about the tragic reign of the czar, Boris Godunov
F.M. Dostoevsky : life, work, and criticism by Victor Terras( Book )

6 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The little tragedies by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1995 in Russian and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alexander Pushkin's "little tragedies" stand among the great masterpieces of Russian literature, yet they were last translated into English a quarter-century ago and have in recent years been out of print entirely. In this new translation, Nancy K. Anderson preserves the cadence and intensity of Pushkin's work while aligning it with today's poetic practices and freer approach to metrics. In addition she provides critical essays examining each play in depth, a discussion of her approach to translating the plays, and a consideration of the genre of these dramatic pieces and their performability."--Jacket
American contributions by International Congress of Slavists( Book )

2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gambler, Bobok [and] A nasty story by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stories in this volume demonstrate Dostoyevsky's genius for fusing caricature, irony and the grotesque to create a powerful dark humour. Jessie Coulson's introduction examines the personal and financial dramas that influenced Dostoyevsky
American contributions to the seventh International congress of slavists, Warsaw, August 21-27, 1973 by Congresso internazionale degli slavisti( Book )

13 editions published in 1973 in English and Multiple languages and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aleksis Rannit : lühimonograafia by Victor Terras( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in Estonian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A Karamazov companion : commentary on the genesis, language, and style of Dostoevsky's novel
Alternative Names
Teras, Victor Evald

Terras, V. 1921-2006

Terras, Victor.

Terras, Viktor

Terras, Viktor Evald Voldemar

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Reading DostoevskyPoetry of the Silver age : the various voices of Russian modernismBoris GodunovThe little tragedies