An Anthology of Russian Literature from Earliest Writings to by Nicholas Rzhevsky

By Nicholas Rzhevsky

Russia has a wealthy, large, unwieldy cultural culture. the way to grab it? This lecture room reader is designed to answer that challenge. The literary works chosen for inclusion during this anthology introduce the middle cultural and old topics of Russia's civilisation. each one textual content has resonance through the arts - in Rublev's icons, Meyerhold's theatre, Mousorgsky's operas, Prokofiev's symphonies, Fokine's choreography and Kandinsky's work. This fabric is supported by way of introductions, necessary annotations and bibliographies of assets in all media. The reader is meant to be used in classes in Russian literature, tradition and civilisation, in addition to comparative literature.

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The servant of the Man of God said to his lord, "Lord, is this not the Man of God, the humble Man of God whom you entrusted to me long ago? I have seen his great and praiseworthy deeds, his glorious wonders. From week to week he partook of the Holy Mysteries, ate two measures of bread and drank two measures of water, and fasted all the rest of the week. All that time, he kept himself from sleep by night. And some of your servants mistreated him. Some kicked him; others beat him; still others threw their dirty dish water over him.

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