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Merry-Making in Old Russia: and Other Stories
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Merry-Making in Old Russia: and Other Stories (Hardback)

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Popov's short stories move from the village prose genre into the territory of the grotesque via the stark reality of late Soviet life. In a landscape peopled by sympathetic yet stunned characters caught between the harsh routine of everyday existence and the trappings of the modern world, these men and women resort to vodka and to tall tales, and to physical and verbal abuse, to dull the pain of the dehumanizing Soviet regime that is their lot.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Northwestern University Press Publication Date: 31/12/1997 ISBN-13: 9780810113268  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Evgeny Popov was bornin 1946 in the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk. Trained as a geologist, he made his literary debut in 1976 with the publication of two short stories. In 1979 he was expelled from the Soviet Writers' Union, having been allowed to join only a few months earlier. Until recent years he has been unread in the Soviet Union, while his short stories have been widely published in the West.Robert Porter is senior lecturer in Russian Studies at Bristol University. He has translated Popov's Soul of a Patriot, also published by Northwestern University Press.

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