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We are excited to share our new Library catalog and search tool! We hope that you will find it easy to search and explore our collections. If you need help, have questions, or want to share feedback, visit the Ask a Librarian page.

Russian Studies

Key authors and call numbers

Some key writers of the Silver Age are shown below along with their call number range; the name as listed is the authorized form of the name for that writers. To search these names in the catalog, choose the "Author" index from the dropdown menu above the search box and enter the name, with last name first.

PG3453.B6   Blok, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich, 1880-1921
PG3453.B84   Bely, Andrey, 1880-1934
PG3462-3465   Gorky, Maksim, 1868-1936
PG3476.A324   Akhmatova, Anna Andreevna, 1889-1966
PG3476.E8   Esenin, Sergei Aleksandrovich, 1895-1925
PG3476.M3-M312   Mayakovsky, Vladimir, 1893-1930
PG3476.M355   Mandel'shtam, Osip, 1891-1938
PG3476.Z34   Zamiatin, Evgenii Ivanovich, 1884-1937

Biographies of all these writers can be found in the database Dictionary of literary biography.

Search tip!

To find works written by an individual, search their name using the author search index in the catalog. To find works written about an individual, search their name using the subject search index in the catalog.

Useful vocabulary

dnevniki = diaries
izbrannaia poezia = selected poems
izbrannye sochineniia = selected works
ocherki = essays
perepiska = correspondence
p'esy = plays
pis'ma = letters
polnoe sobranie sochinenii = complete collected works
povesti = tales
proizvedeniia = works
rasskazy = stories
romany = novels
sobranie sochinenii = collected works
stikhotvoreniia = poems
zapisi = notes

Need an article?

For journal content, try using keyword or proper name searches in Discover. If you need more assistance using Discover, schedule an appointment with Melanie.

Don't forget!

You can use the same search tips for finding books in WorldCat. This will search for resources beyond our library that you can request via ConnectNY or interlibrary loan.