This collection of literary portraits forms a gallery of life-like representations of some remarkable Russian authors. Here we have Tolstoi -- "superhumanly wise," Chekhov -- "sagely modest," Korolenko -- "calm and of an extraordinary simplicity," Kotsubinsky -- "at home in the ideal world of beauty and good," Garin-Mikhailovsky -- "gifted, inexhaustibly cheerful," Prishvin, who wrote about "The Earth, our Great Mother."
Fifty Internationally Noted Artists and Writers in the South
Author: Jimm Roberts
Publisher: Mercer University Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
A landmark late-twentieth century pictorial archive that beautifully chronicles, in illuminating detail, fifty important American artists and writers in place: Edward Albee, John Chamberlain, Annie Dillard, John Hersey, Carl Hiaasen, Elmore Leonard, Roy Lichtensein, Alison Lurie, William Manchester, James Merrill, John D. MacDonald, James A. Michener, Jules Olitski, Robert Rauschenberg, Larry Rivers, James Rosenquist, Isaac B. Singer, and Joy Williams, among others. Book jacket.
"Eminent Authors of the Nineteenth Century: Literary Portraits" by Georg Brandes (translated by Rasmus Björn Anderson). Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.