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Glenny, Michael

Works: 149 works in 523 publications in 6 languages and 14,976 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  Political fiction  War stories  History  Allegories  Poetry  Satire  Short stories  War fiction 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Creator, Other, tra
Classifications: PG3476.B78, 891.7344
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Michael Glenny
August 1914 by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn( Book )

30 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in English and French and held by 2,561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

General Samsonov and Colonel Vorotyntsev lead Russian soldiers into battle and subsequent defeat at the Battle of Tannenberg in 1914
The master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov( Book )

42 editions published between 1967 and 2017 in English and held by 1,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an updated version of the Faust story, the devil and his minions pay 1920's Moscow a visit and wreak havoc on the artistic community. Bulgakov's satire was banned in Russia by Stalin, and only published in England 27 years after the author's death
Mary : a novel by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov( Book )

28 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary is a gripping tale of youth, first love, and nostalgia--Nabokov's first novel. In a Berlin rooming house filled with an assortment of seriocomic Russian émigrés, Lev Ganin, a vigorous young officer poised between his past and his future, relives his first love affair. His memories of Mary are suffused with the freshness of youth and the idyllic ambience of pre-revolutionary Russia. In stark contrast is the decidedly unappealing boarder living in the room next to Ganin's, who, he discovers, is Mary's husband, temporarily separated from her by the Revolution but expecting her imminent arrival from Russia
Sergei Eisenstein, selected works by Sergei Eisenstein( )

17 editions published between 2010 and 2019 in English and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a filmmaker, theorist and teacher of film, Sergei Eisenstein is considered to be one of the most original aesthetic thinkers of the 20th century. This book examines Eisenstein's ideas and writings, providing essential theoretical and aesthetic documents of world cinema in the process
The heart of a dog by Mikhail Bulgakov( Book )

13 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and held by 784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Mikhail Bulgakov's absurdist parable of the Russian Revolution. A world-famous Moscow professor -- rich, successful, and violently envied by his neighbors -- befriends a stray dog and resolves to achieve a daring scientific first by transplanting into it the testicles and pituitary gland of a dead man. But the results are wholly unexpected: a distinctly and worryingly human animal is on the loose, and the professor's hitherto respectable life becomes a nightmare beyond endurance."--Goodreads
The white guard by Mikhail Bulgakov( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Although less famous than Mikhail Bulgakov's comic hit, The Master and Margarita, The White Guard is still an engrossing book, though completely different in tone. It is set in Kiev during the Russian revolution and tells the story of the Turbin family and the war's effect on the middle-classes (not workers). The story was not seen as politically correct, and thereby contributed to Bulgakov's lifelong troubles with the Soviet authorities. It was, however, a well-loved book, and the novel was turned into a successful play at the time of its publication in 1967."--Goodreads
Another life ; and, the House on the embankment by I︠U︡riĭ Trifonov( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Another Life and The House on the Embankment are two novellas about contemporary Russians struggling to maintain their identity and self-esteem. These stories address with insight and skill such universal topics as love, marriage, midlife crises, and soulless ambition
The other Russia by Michael Glenny( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this book is to illustrate what life was like for Russian emigrants in different times and places, including, where possible, their memories of Russia before 1917 or in the Soviet Union afterwards. The oral histories presented are divided into three time periods. The first deals with 1900-1921, the end of the Old Order. Some of the experiences told recount the events surrounding the Revolution, while others deal with escape, flight and exile. The second part of the book focuses on refugees between 1922 and 1947. Among the communities mentioned is Harbin, a city in Manchuria which had become Russian when the Tsarist Government built the Trans-Siberian railway in the 1890s. Attention is also given to the movement to go back and of the situation of the émigrés during the Second World War. The third part of the book concerns the Soviet Experience and Beyond, 1946-1986. Stories in this section tell of life under Stalin, hunger, escape and defection, and of the struggle of artists and intellectuals within the Soviet Union during this period
Selected works by Sergei Eisenstein( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of writings and memoirs of Sergei Eisenstein
Faithful Ruslan : the story of a guard dog by Georgiĭ Vladimov( Book )

10 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Unavailable for over twenty years, this gripping novel--first circulated anonymously in samizdat and now widely hailed as one of the most important works of the Soviet dissident era--tells the story of the guard dogs left behind at an abandoned prison camp in the Siberian gulag, its prisoners now freed. Astonishingly, it is told entirely from the perspective of one of the dogs."--Page 4 of cover
Can we survive our future? A symposium by G. R Urban( Book )

17 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and Polish and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The keeper of antiquities, a novel by I︠U︡riĭ Dombrovskiĭ( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'The keeper of antiquities' based on Yury Dombrovsky's own experiences in the Soviet Asian city Alma-Ata. The hero narrator is a gentle scholar -- the keeper of the tite -- who comes into contact, at every turn, with Authoraty. The book's tone is quietly reflective (sometimes, it has to be said, rather tediously so: the keeper's pedantry, his deep involvement with potsherds and Roman coins, is almost too well depicted) and there is much subtlety in the way it undramatically displays the forces of tyranny going about their nasty business in broad daylight." (Paul Baily, The New Statesman, July 1, 1969)
The unloved Germans by Hermann Eich( Book )

3 editions published in 1965 in English and German and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A controversial interpretation of 20th century German history, as seen by many Germans
Three Soviet plays by Michael Glenny( Book )

6 editions published in 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories and prose poems by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn( Book )

16 editions published between 1970 and 2015 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A new edition of the Russian Nobelist's collection of novellas, short stories, and prose poems Stories and Prose Poems collects twenty-two works of wide-ranging style and character from the Nobel Prize-winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, whose shorter pieces showcase the extraordinary mastery of language that places him among the greatest Russian prose writers of the twentieth century. When the two superb stories "Matryona's House" and "An Incident at Krechetovka Station" were first published in Russia in 1963, the Moscow Literary Gazette, the mouthpiece of the Soviet literary establishment, wrote: "His talent is so individual and so striking that from now on nothing that comes from his pen can fail to excite the liveliest interest." The novella For the Good of the Cause and the short story "Zakhar-the-Pouch" in particular--both published in the Soviet Union before Solzhenitsyn's exile--fearlessly address the deadening stranglehold of Soviet bureaucracy and the scandalous neglect of Russia's cultural heritage. But readers who best know Solzhenitsyn through his novels will be delighted to discover the astonishing group of sixteen "prose poems." In these works of varying lengths--some as short as an aphorism--Solzhenitsyn distills the joy and bitterness of Russia's fate into language of unrivaled lyrical purity"
Farewell from nowhere by Vladimir Maksimov( Book )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new world for Simon Ashkenazy by David Markish( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of a Russian Jewish family's year of exile in Kazakhstan in the early Fifties
The Golden age of Soviet theatre( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novy Mir: a selection, 1925-1967 by Michael Glenny( Book )

6 editions published in 1972 in English and Russian and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six plays by Mikhail Bulgakov( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reissued to tie-in with a new production of Flight at the Royal National Theatre, this volume contains six plays by Mikhail Bulgakov, a Soviet playwright whose work often brought him into conflict with the Soviet authorities
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Mary : a novel
The master and MargaritaMary : a novelSergei Eisenstein, selected worksThe heart of a dogThe white guardAnother life ; and, the House on the embankmentSelected worksFaithful Ruslan : the story of a guard dogSix plays
Alternative Names
Glenny, Michael V.

Glenny, Michael V. 1927-1990

Glenny Michael Valentine

Glenny, Michael Valentine 1927-1990

Michael Glenny britischer Übersetzer

Michael Glenny British translator

Michael Glenny Brits vertaler (1927-1990)

Michael Glenny traductor britànic

Michael Glenny traductor británico

Michael Glenny traductor británicu (1927–1990)

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English (249)

German (1)

French (1)

Polish (1)

Spanish (1)

Russian (1)