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A Hero of Our Time

A Hero of Our Time

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(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)In its adventurous happenings-its abductions, duels, and sexual intrigues-"A Hero of Our Time" looks backward to the tales of Sir Walter Scott and Lord Byron, so beloved by Russian society in the 1820s and '30s. In the character of its protagonist, Pechorin-the archetypal Russian antihero-Lermontov's novel looks forward to the subsequent glories of a Russian literature that it helped, in great measure, to make possible.This edition includes a Translator's Foreword by Vladimir Nabokov, who translated the novel in collaboration with his son, Dmitri Nabokov.
Authors: Lermontov, Mikhail IUrevich, 1814-1841
Title: A hero of our time
Publisher: New York :, Modern Library,, 2004
Edition: Modern Library pbk. ed
Characteristics: xxi, 166 p. :,map ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Mikhail Lermontov ; translated, with a preface and notes, by Marian Schwartz ; introduction by Gary Shteyngart
Additional Contributors: Schwartz, Marian
ISBN: 0812970764
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