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Russian Studies

Key authors and call numbers

Some key writers of the Soviet period 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.

PG3476.B2   Babel', I. (Isaak), 1894-1940
PG3476.B78   Bulgakov, Mikhail, 1891-1940
PG3476.E96   Yevtushenko, Yevgeny Aleksandrovich, 1933-
PG3476.K472   Kharms, Daniil, 1905-1942
PG3476.N3   Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977
PG3476.O37   Olesha, IUrii Karlovich, 1899-1960
PG3476.P27   Pasternak, Boris Leonidovich, 1890-1960
PG3476.T75   TSvetaeva, Marina, 1892-1941 
PG3479.4.R64   Brodsky, Joseph, 1940-1996
PG3488.O4   Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr Isaevich, 1918-2008

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.

New acquisitions: literary criticism

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

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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.