Poety na stikhii
One of the best sources for
Russian poetry on the
Internet. Each entry has a
chronology of works, critical and biographical
information and, in many instances, the complete
Each and every word in this website is
"hotlinked" to a vocabulary translator and
grammar. Includes most classics of Russian
literature: War and Peace, Anna Karenina, The
Brothers Karamazov, Crime and Punishment,
We, Quiet Flows the Don, Doctor Zhivago, Master
and Margarita, just to name a few. Teachers
may also create their own anthologies of Russian
Public Electronic Library
The policy of this site is to provide works
by authors where there are no copyright issues.
The site is growing quickly. Currently you can
go here for works by most of the major writers
of the 19th century. Included as well are works
by Bulgakov, Blok, Esenin and others.
From the Ends to the Beginning: A Bilingual
Anthology of Russian Verse
Produced by the Department Slavic Languages
and Literatures at Northwestern University, this
web anthology includes a selection of 250 works
by Russia's leading poets from the 18th century
to the present. Included as well are some 75
rare recordings of poetry readings by Akhmatova,
Mayakovsky, Mandelshtam, Pasternak, et al.
Early 20th Century Russian Drama
Also produced by the Slavic Department at
Northwestern: "An overview of the directors,
designers, artists and playwrights in Russia who
shaped modern drama during the first two decades
of the twentieth century. Web site is dedicated
to the Russian theater of Stanislavsky and
Meyerhold, Chekhov, Mayakovsky and Bulgakov,
Malevich and Tatlin, Stravinsky and
One of the best
websites devoted to
researched and well written, SovLit.com
contains summaries of most of the major works of
the era, as well as biographies of most of the
writers.Excellent "Links Page," which includes
online resources for Silver Age writers like
Blok, Bely and Akhmatova. Witty "Comrade of the Month" feature.
Modern Russian Literature
Library Site. Russian Only.
A giant search
engine/gateway listing most of the books
available in Russian on Russian servers. (Many
of the books are Russian translations of modern
foreign language texts.)
collection of books in Russian (any
designed to combine information about the best
literature resources of the Russian Internet. It
also houses the journal Slovesnost'.
collection of Russian e-texts in Russian.
National Library of Russia
exhibits, extensive catalogues, bibliographies,
etc. All information is available in English and
gateway for Russian
texts on the web.
Library. An academic
texts in Russian.
Serebrianogo Veka Siluet
A great site
about the Silver
criticism, etc. In
A Collection of
Russian Literary Journals. In
The Pushkin Center
Information about the Pushkin Center of the
UW-Madison Department of Slavic Languages.
The database allows scholars unusually
in-depth keyword searches and contains over
8000 works of secondary literature on
Pushkin as well as numerous translations and
rare editions of the poet's work. The
database itself can be directly accessed:
Pushkin Center Searchable Database
Glas New Russian Writing
The Complete Works of Dostoevsky
Courtesy of Petrozavodsk State University.
Russian Poets of the 20th Century