The greatest of faults, I should say, is to be conscious of none. - Thomas Carlyle 1975-1881
Russian/NIS Literature Resources

No man understands a deep book until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents. - Ezra Pound

The following are useful collections of Russian/NIS literature on the Internet or information about these works:

  • Amherst Center for Russian Culture *

    This new center contains one of the largest private holdings of emigre Russian books, manuscripts, newspapers, and periodicals of the twentieth century in existence. Details of many of these collections are online and searchable.

  • Controversial Russian Literature *

    The most scandalous book in Russian Literature. Published in the USA, Italy, Germany, France and Greece.

  • Dostoevsky Resource Station *

    Christiaan Stange has developed an excellent site on Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky that not only includes online works (in English), bibliographies, access to a mailing list, a chronlogical listing of his life but also, more than 200 related resources.

  • Dr. Nork's Russian Sites *

    An Associate Professor of Russian and German in the Department of Modern Languages at Marist College, Dr. Norkeliunas provides a list of links to various sites pertaining to Russian culture, history, language, and literature in Russia.

  • Master and Margarita *

    These Master & Margarita pages are intended as a web-based multimedia annotation to Bulgakov's novel. This site contains Bulgakov's biography, maps of the places in Moscow that were described in the book, descriptions of the main themes and characters.

  • REESWeb : Russian and East European Studies Internet Resources - Language and Literature Resources *

    An excellent place to learn about Russian and East European literature and language resources.

  • Russian - English Literatures Exchange *

    Works by Pushkin, Gogol, Chekhov and others are presented online in Russian but with an English definition provided through a hyperlinks. They English version contains hyperlinks to Russian definitions.

  • Russian Books on Tape *

    This page describes where to find particular Russian books on tape in the United States.

  • Russian and NIS Literature Resources *

    Several pages of links concerning Russian and NIS literature resources.

  • Russkaya Literatura v Internete / Gazety i Zhurnaly *

    Russian literature online and the Gazety i Zhurnaly developed in Russian only by Alex Farber.

  • The Censorship of Foreign Books in Russia and the USSR *

    This interesting paper was written by Professor Marianna Tax Choldin at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1992.

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