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Title Red spectres : Russian Gothic tales from the twentieth century / selected, translated from the Russian, and with an introduction by Muireann Maguire.
Published New York, NY : Overlook Press/Ardis, c2013.
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 Floor4  PG3228.G68 R43 2013    IN LIBRARY
Description 224 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents In the mirror (1903) / Valery Bryusov -- The tale of the hairdresser's mannequin (1918) ; Venediktov (1922) ; The Venetian mirror (1922) / Aleksandr Chayanov -- The red crown (1922) ; A seance (1922) / Mikhail Bulgakov -- The phantom (1926) / Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky -- The grey motor car (1925) / Aleksandr Grin -- The messenger (1925) ; The woman with no nose (1927) / Georgy Peskov -- Professor Knop's experiment (1924) / Pavel Perov.
Bibliography Includes bibliography.
Summary At a time of revolution and civil war, hardship and deprivation, the supernatural genres provided means for a number of Russian writers to explore the dark underside of the machine age and the new political order. Through the traditional Gothic repertoire of ghosts, insanity, obsession, retribution and terror, this collection conveys the turbulence and dissonance of life in Russia in these years.
Subject Gothic fiction (Literary genre), Russian -- Translations into English.
Short stories, Russian -- Translations into English.
Related Names Maguire, Muireann.
ISBN 1468303481
OCLC number 797334791