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Magarshack, David

Overview
Works: 224 works in 912 publications in 2 languages and 24,309 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Didactic fiction  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Biography  Detective and mystery fiction  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Novels  Biographies 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Author of introduction, Director, Other
Classifications: PG3326, 891.733
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about David Magarshack
 
Most widely held works by David Magarshack
I remember : sketch for an autobiography by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( Book )

19 editions published between 1959 and 1983 in English and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author's reminiscences of infancy and youth, impressions of outstanding Russian artists, musicians and writers from the 1890's through the 1930's, and critical comments on Shakespeare's plays
Chekhov, the dramatist by David Magarshack( Book )

43 editions published between 1951 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dostoevsky by David Magarshack( Book )

30 editions published between 1960 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literary reminiscences and autobiographical fragments by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 2001 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First English translation of the literary memoirs of the great Russian novelist. Includes an essay on Turgenev by Edmund Wilson
Pushkin : a biography by David Magarshack( Book )

20 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chekhov; a life by David Magarshack( Book )

32 editions published between 1952 and 1970 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The real Chekhov : an introduction to Chekhov's last plays by David Magarshack( Book )

19 editions published between 1972 and 1974 in English and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters to Georgian friends by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( Book )

20 editions published between 1967 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gogol : a life by David Magarshack( Book )

22 editions published between 1952 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Karenina : a novel in eight parts by Leo Tolstoy( Book )

13 editions published between 1961 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sensual, rebellious Anna renounces a respectable yet stifling marriage for an affair that offers passion even as it ensnares her for destruction. Her story contrasts with that of Levin, a young, self- doubting agnostic who takes a different path to fulfillment
The overcoat : and other tales of good and evil by Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ( Book )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1979 in English and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six short stories probe the mind of man to reveal his hidden motives
Stanislavsky : a life by David Magarshack( Book )

36 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime and punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

34 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 758 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
The idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Book )

20 editions published between 1955 and 2004 in English and held by 746 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 torrents of spring by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev( Book )

7 editions published between 1959 and 1999 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiographical in nature, the story centers around a young Russian landowner who falls in love for the first time while visiting Germany
The storm, and other Russian plays by David Magarshack( Book )

11 editions published between 1900 and 1967 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turgenev : a life by David Magarshack( Book )

17 editions published between 1900 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected tales. by N. S Leskov( Book )

7 editions published between 1961 and 1974 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oblomov by Ivan Aleksandrovich Goncharov( Book )

25 editions published between 1932 and 2013 in English and French and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ilya Ilyich Oblomov, a member of Russia's aristocracy, lacks the willpower and self-confidence to participate in the real world, he risks losing the love of his life
Platonov; a play in four acts and five scenes by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Book )

9 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Platonov" is the title given to the English version of an 1878 unnamed play by Checkhov about a disillusioned and philandering provincial schoolmaster
 
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The overcoat : and other tales of good and evil
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Anna Karenina : a novel in eight partsThe overcoat : and other tales of good and evilCrime and punishmentThe idiotThe torrents of springOblomov
Alternative Names
David Magarshack biograaf

David Magarshack britischer Schriftsteller und Übersetzer

David Magarshack British writer and translator

Magarshack, D.

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Languages
English (415)

French (2)