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Garnett, Constance 1861-1946

Works: 539 works in 3,118 publications in 5 languages and 85,415 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Didactic fiction  Historical fiction  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  War fiction  Psychological fiction  Short stories  Political fiction 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Performer, Other, Contributor, Collector, tra
Classifications: PG3326, 891.733
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Most widely held works by Constance Garnett
The Brothers Karamazov : the Constance Garnett translation by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

285 editions published between 1880 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 8,969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of murder, betrayal, sacrifice, tragedy, and glory centering on the murder of Fyodor Pavlovitch Karamazov, a corrupt landowner
The essential tales of Chekhov by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Book )

277 editions published between 1916 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 5,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology by a 19th century Russian master, comprising twenty tales. They range from The Lady with the Dog, an illicit love affair between two married people, to A Blunder, in which parents eavesdrop as a suitor proposes to their daughter
Crime and punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

255 editions published between 1866 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 )

162 editions published between 1877 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 5,246 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
Fathers and sons : the author on the novel, contemporary reactions, essays in criticism by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev( Book )

164 editions published between 1895 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 4,405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ivan Turgenev's Fathers and Sons, considered to be one of the author's greatest literary achievements, is a novel about the clash of ideologies of two generations. When Arkady Petrovich comes home from college, his father finds his eager, naïve son changed almost beyond recognition, for the impressionable Arkady has fallen under the powerful influence of the friend he has brought with him. A self-proclaimed nihilist, the ardent young Bazarov shocks Arkady's father by criticizing the landowning way of life and by his outspoken determination to sweep away traditional values of contemporary Russian society
War and peace by Leo Tolstoy( Book )

99 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in English and held by 3,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The monumental Russian classic reflects the life and times of Russian society during the Napoleonic War
The idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

75 editions published between 1913 and 2013 in English and German and held by 3,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After fifteen years of treatment for epilepsy in a Swiss institution, Prince Mishkin returns to St. Petersburg to find a jaded mid-19th century social world. At first the kindly, almost childlike prince is taken for an idiot. But the two most beautiful women in town are soon competing for his affections in a duel that grows increasingly dangerous
The possessed by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

56 editions published between 1913 and 2017 in English and held by 2,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Third of Dostoyevsky's five major novels. It is a powerful political tract and a profound study of a theism, depicting disarray which follows the appearence of a band of modish radicals in a small provincial town. The novel is full of buffoonery and grotesque comedy
My past and thoughts; the memoirs of Alexander Herzen by Aleksandr Herzen( Book )

45 editions published between 1924 and 1982 in English and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herzen's story of his privileged childhood among the Russian aristocracy is lit with the insight of a great novelist; and, with a trained historian's sense of the interaction of men and events, he limns the grand line of revolutionary devleopment from the earliest stirrings of Russian radicalism throught the tumultuous ideological debates of the International. His close friends - Marx, Wagner, Mill, Bakunin, Garibaldi, Kropotkin - are brought pungently, brilliantly alive
The collected tales and plays of Nikolai Gogol by Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ( Book )

6 editions published between 1964 and 1978 in English and held by 1,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The short novels of Dostoevsky by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

3 editions published between 1945 and 1946 in English and held by 1,029 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The gambler by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

46 editions published between 1914 and 2015 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this short novel, Fyodor Dostoevsky tells the story of Alexey Ivanovitch, a young tutor working in the household of an imperious Russian general. Alexey tries to break through the wall of the established order in Russia, but instead becomes mired in the endless downward spiral of betting and loss. His intense and inescapable addiction is accentuated by his affair with the General's cruel yet seductive niece, Polina. In The Gambler, Dostoevsky reaches the heights of drama with this psychological portrait."--Jacket
Notes from a dead house by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

51 editions published between 1861 and 2010 in English and Russian and held by 879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accused of political subversion as a young man, Fyodor Dostoyevsky was sentenced to four years of hard labor at a Siberian prison camp -- a horrifying experience from which he developed this astounding semi-autobiographical memoir of a man condemned to ten years of servitude for murdering his wife
The adolescent by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

33 editions published between 1916 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Also known as The Adolescent, Raw Youth tells the story of teenager Arkady Dolgoruky, the illegitimate child of Andrei Petrovich Versilov, and his difficult relationship with his father. The conflict between father and son represents the battle between the conventional “old way of thinking and the new point of view of the youth of 1860s Russia
The plays of Anton Chekov; nine plays including The seagull ... and others by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Book )

18 editions published between 1929 and 1975 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An honest thief, and other stories by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

36 editions published between 1919 and 2016 in English and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One day, a stranger enters the apartment and asks for someone who does not live there. He leaves when told to do so but returns the following day and boldly steals a coat from the front hallway. But there is more to it in the Honest Thief than meets the eye. Other stories in this collection include: A Novel in Nine Letters, An Unpleasant Predicament, Another Man's Wife
The kingdom of God is within you : Christianity not as a mystic religion but as a new theory of life by Leo Tolstoy( Book )

44 editions published between 1894 and 2014 in English and held by 691 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kingdom of God Is Within You is the non-fiction magnum opus of Leo Tolstoy and was first published in Germany in 1894, after being banned in his home country of Russia. It is the culmination of thirty years of Tolstoy's Christian thinking, and lays out a new organization for society based on a literal Christian interpretation. The title of the book is taken from Luke 17:21. In the book Tolstoy speaks of the principle of nonresistance when confronted by violence, as taught by Jesus. Tolstoy sought to separate Orthodox Russian Christianity, which was merged with the state, from what he belie
White nights : and other stories by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

25 editions published between 1918 and 2013 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dostoyevsky was epileptic. 'White nights' is the term that he used to describe the experience - part ecstatic, part torture - of his epileptic fits.-- N. Ward "Twelve of the Fifty-One Shocks of Antonin Artaud, New Theatre Quarterly, 1999, vol. 15, p. 127
The torrents of spring by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev( Book )

35 editions published between 1872 and 2012 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young aristocrat finds himself torn between the pure love of an innocent young woman and a wealthy married temptress
The possessed, a novel in three parts by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

10 editions published between 1913 and 1931 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dark novel explores the nihilism that "possessed" Russian society in the latter half of the 19th century
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Black, Constance Clara

Black, Constance Clara 1861-1946

Black Garnett, Constance 1862-1946

Constance Garnett Übersetzerin

Garnett, Constance.

Garnett, Constance 1862-1946

Garnett, Constance B. 1862-1946

Garnett, Constance Black

Garnett, Constance Black 1862-1946

Garnett, Constance Clara

Garnett, Constance Clara, 1861-1946

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English (1,758)

German (6)

Chinese (4)

Russian (2)

Turkish (1)

The essential tales of ChekhovCrime and punishmentAnna Karenina : a novel in eight partsFathers and sons : the author on the novel, contemporary reactions, essays in criticismWar and peaceThe idiotThe possessedMy past and thoughts; the memoirs of Alexander Herzen