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Falen, James E. 1935-

Overview
Works: 19 works in 59 publications in 1 language and 4,856 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Novels in verse  Poetry  Historical fiction  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Dictionaries  Biography  Historical drama  Drama 
Roles: Author, Translator
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by James E Falen
Isaac Babel, Russian master of the short story by James E Falen( Book )

11 editions published between 1955 and 1975 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugene Onegin : a novel in verse by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin( Book )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugene Onegin was Pushkin's own favourite work, and it shows him attempting to transform himself from romantic poet into realistic novelist. This new translation seeks to retain both the literal sense and the poetic music of the original, and capture the poem's spontaneity and wit. The introduction examines several ways of reading the novel, and the text is richly annotated
Boris Godunov and other dramatic works by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander Pushkin's dramatic work displays a scintillating variety of forms, from the historical to the metaphysical and folkloric. After Boris Godunov, they evolved into Pushkin's own unique, condensed transformations of Western European themes and traditions. The fearful amorality of A Scene from Faust is followed by the four Little Tragedies, which confront greed, envy, lust, and blasphemy, while Rusalka is a tragedy of a different kind--a lyric fairytale of despair and transformation. Here, James E. Falen's verse translations are accompanied by a first-rate introduction from Caryl Emerson, an equally distinguished Russianist, which emphasizes the cosmopolitan nature of Pushkin's drama, the position of Russian culture on the European stage, together with excellent analyses of the individual works in the volume. Falen's translations of Pushkin are widely admired and his OWC translation of Eugene Onegin is considered the best available. - Publisher
Eugene Onegin by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1820s Russia, Pushkin's verse novel follows the fates of three men and three women. Engaging, full of suspense, and varied in tone
My sister life and the Zhivago poems by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( Book )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Boris Pasternak is best known in the West for his epic novel Doctor Zhivago, whereas in Russia he is most celebrated as a poet. The two poetry collections offered here in translation are chronological and thematic bookends, and they capture Pasternak's abiding and powerful vision of life: his sense of its beauty and terror, its precariousness for the individual, and its persistence in time - that vitality of being with which he is on familiar and familial terms."--Project Muse
Selected lyric poetry by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intimations : selected poems by Anna Andreevna Akhmatova( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isaac Babel: his life and art by James E Falen( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isaac Babel by James E Falen( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in Undetermined and English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugene Onegin : a Novel in Verse by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation
Mozart and Salieri by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

My sister--life and A sublime malady by Boris Leonidovich Pasternak( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"Boris Pasternak, the Nobel laureate and author of Doctor Zhivago, composed one of the world's great love poems in My Sister--Life. Written in the summer of 1917, the cycle of poems focuses on personal journeys and loves but is permeated by the tension and promise of the impending October Revolution"--Publisher
EUGENE ONEGIN a novel in verse by Alexander Pushkin( Book )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Eugene Onegin is the master work of the poet whom Russians regard as the fountainhead of their literature. Set in 1820s Russia, Pushkin's novel in verse follows the fates of three men and three women. It was Pushkin's own favourite work, and this new translation conveys the literal sense and the poetic music of the original. - ;Eugene Onegin is the master work of the poet whom Russians regard as the fountainhead of their literature. Set in 1820s imperial Russia, Pushkin's novel in verse follows the emotions and destiny of three men - Onegin the bored fop, Lensky the minor elegiast, and a styli
Boris Godunov and Other Dramatic Works (Oxford world's classics) by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The people are silent' So ends Pushkin's great historical drama Boris Godunov, in which Boris's reign as Tsar witnesses civil strife and intrigue, brutality and misery. Its legacy is an uncertain future for the new Tsar whose inauguration is met with devastating silence by the people. Pushkin's dramatic work displays a scintillating variety of forms, from the historical to the metaphysical and folkloric. After Boris Godunov, they evolved into Pushkin's own unique, condensed transformations of Western European themes and traditions. The fearful amorality of A Scene from Faust is followed by the four Little Tragedies which confront greed, envy, lust, and blasphemy, while Rusalka is a tragedy of a different kind - a lyric fairytale of despair and transformation. James E. Falen's verse translations of Pushkin's dramas are here accompanied by an Introduction by Caryl Emerson on Russia's most cosmopolitan playwright
Isaac Babel : his life and work by James E Falen( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Love poems by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

One of the many aspects of Alexander Puskin's immense contribution to Russian language and literature, and perhaps the one that he is most popular for, is his mastery of the love poem, a genre which he perfected like few others before or after him. This volume contains a selection of his most famous and enduring verse explorations of love
Eugene Onegin : a novel in verses by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Set in 1820s imperial Russia, [this] novel in verse follows the emotions and destiny of three men - Onegin the bored fop, Lensky the minor elegiast, and a stylized [author] himself - and the fates and affections of three women - Tatyana the provincial beauty, her sister Olga, and [the author's] mercurial Muse.-Back cover
Thirteen Pushkin poems by Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Boris Godunov and Other Dramatic Works by Alexander Pushkin( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James E. Falen's verse translation consists of Boris Godunov, A Scene from Faust, the four Little Tragedies and Rusalka. It is accompanied by a penetrating Introduction by Caryl Emerson on Russia's most cosmopolitan playwright. - ;'The people are silent'. So ends Pushkin's great historical drama Boris Godunov, in which Boris's reign as Tsar witnesses civil strife and intrigue, brutality and misery. Its legacy is an uncertain future for the new Tsar whose inauguration is met with devastating silence by the people. Pushkin's dramatic work displays a scintillating variety of forms, from the histo
 
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Alternative Names
Falen, James.

Falen, James Edward

James E. Falen American transalator

Фейлен, Джеймс

Languages
English (58)

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Boris Godunov and other dramatic worksSelected lyric poetryIntimations : selected poemsEugene Onegin : a Novel in VerseEUGENE ONEGIN a novel in verse