The Gentleman From San Francisco and Other Stories by Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin

The Gentleman From San Francisco and Other Stories by Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin

by Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin

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Overview

Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin; 22 October [O.S. 10 October] 1870 – 8 November 1953) was the first Russian writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. He was noted for the strict artistry with which he to the tradition of realism in Russian literature established by Tolstoy and Chekhov.carried on the classical Russian traditions in the writing of prose and poetry. The texture of his poems and stories, sometimes referred to as "Bunin brocade", is considered to be one of the richest in the language.

Best known for his short novels The Village (1910) and Dry Valley (1912), his autobiographical novel The Life of Arseniev (1933, 1939), the book of short stories Dark Avenues (1946) and his 1917–1918 diary (Cursed Days, 1926), Bunin was a revered figure among anti-communist White emigres, European critics, and many of his fellow writers, who viewed him as a true heir.

CONTENTS


The Gentleman from San Francisco 1

Gentle Breathing 41

Kasimir Stanislavovitch 51

Son 66

Product Details

BN ID: 2940148195504
Publisher: Bronson Tweed Publishing
Publication date: 02/25/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 943,002
File size: 370 KB

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