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7 edition of The Portable Platonov found in the catalog.

The Portable Platonov

by Robert Chandler

  • 370 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Ivan R. Dee, Publisher .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Russian & Former Soviet Union,
  • Fiction / General,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12163132M
    ISBN 101566632722
    ISBN 109781566632720

    The Portable Platanov: Andrey Platonov: Andrei Platonov. of 15 users. Search.   Platonov is the earliest and most startling of the three plays. Seldom performed, ragged, emphatically written to the point of obviousness. Seldom Author: Susannah Clapp.

    Platonov managed to get a book of stories, The River Potudan (Reka Potudan), published in It was his first book publication since Critic A. Gurvich found this new book harmful, citing the "religious spiritual construction" of Platonov's hero. Also in , Platonov was working on a novel to be called Journey from Leningrad to Moscow.   The cast of Platonov includes Nina Sosanya as Anna Petrovna, centre. Photograph: Tristram Kenton for the Guardian But the young Chekhov was also a social and political dramatist and offers a Author: Michael Billington.

    In Andrey Platonov’s The Foundation Pit, a team of workers has been given the job of digging the foundation of an immense edifice, a palatial home for the perfect future that, they are convinced, is at hand. But the harder the team works, the deeper they dig, the more things go wrong, and it becomes clear that what is being dug is not a Seller Rating: % positive. The old woman had been dead for three days, yet her neat body, emaciated by a long illness, didn’t smell of death. After giving her sons a bountiful, healthy life, she had retained for herself only a tiny frugal frame, which she had sustained—even in its most pitiful form—for as long as she could, in order to love her sons and be proud of them, until she died.


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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an 4/5(2). The Portable Platanov book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. After a lifetime of persecution Andrey Platonov () has emer /5.

I read an earlier translation by Robert Chandler. Platonov had been a long overlooked Soviet writer. His works had been banned for many years, but fortunately his daughter kept his manuscripts and was able to get The Foundation Pit and other stories published during the Perestroika era of the 80s/5(11).

Platonov's reputation as one of Russia's most important twentieth-century writers is confirmed by this new translation of his novel, The Foundation a small town shortly after the revolution, workmen and low-level bureaucrats work on the foundation for an enormous building intended to house the entire town/5(22).

Andrei Platonov has books on Goodreads with ratings. Andrei Platonov’s most popular book is The Foundation Pit.

In this essential collection of Andrei Platonov's plays, the noted Platonov translator Robert Chandler edits and introduces The Hurdy-Gurdy (translated by Susan Larsen), Fourteen Little Red Huts (translated by Chandler), and Grandmother's Little Hut (translated by Jesse Irwin).

Written in andrespectively, The Hurdy-Gurdy and Fourteen Little Red Huts /5(3). The Portable Platonov book Platonov (Russian: Андре́й Плато́нов, IPA: [ɐnˈdrʲej pɫɐˈtonəf]; 28 August [O.S. 16 August] – 5 January ) was the pen name of Andrei Platonovich Klimentov (Russian: Андре́й Плато́нович Климе́нтов), a Soviet Russian writer, philosopher, playwright, and poet, whose works anticipate ality: Russian.

Get this from a library. The portable Platonov: Andrey Platonov, [Andreĭ Platonovich Platonov; Robert Chandler; Elizabeth Chandler]. Indispensable. If you have use for samizdat, great writing, or all those tales of Russia you'd love to read again, Buy this book.

Typically I don't like these portable readers, especially when it comes to tying many authors, styles, and works together, but this one feels like the only chance you'll have at reading so many brilliant by: 2. The Foundation Pit is one of the most difficult books Ive read in recent years, but its worth the effort if you enjoy dystopia or innovative language.

The book, written inis an allegory of the era of collectivization: workers digging a pit for a foundation also find themselves digging, in effect, a collective grave/5. Andrei Platonov, Aug January 5,was the pen name of Andrei Platonovich Klimentov, a Soviet author whose works anticipate existentialism.

Although Platonov was a Communist, his works were banned in his own lifetime for their skeptical attitude toward collectivization and other Stalinist policies.4/5. Chevengur is a massive series of satirical scenes from Soviet life during the New Economic Policy instituted by Lenin in the s, the story of the efforts of provincial builders of Communism, but in their grotesque Utopia, Cheka murders are the only thing efficiently organized/5.

S talin called him scum. Sholokhov, Gorky, Pasternak, and Bulgakov all thought he was the bee's knees. But when Andrei Platonov died in poverty, misery and obscurity inno one would have Author: Daniel Kalder.

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Andrei Platonov – (Pseudonym of Andrei Klimentov; also transliterated Andrey, Andrej) Russian novelist, short story writer, poet, dramatist, folklorist, essayist, and critic.

Platonov (Russian: Платонов, also known as Fatherlessness and A Play Without a Title) is the name in English given to an early, untitled play in four acts written by Anton Chekhov in It was the first large-scale drama by Chekhov, written specifically for Maria Yermolova, rising star of Maly Theatre.

Yermolova rejected the play and it was not published until The portable Platonov: Andrey Platonov, by Andreĭ Platonovich Platonov (Book) The return and other stories by Andreĭ Platonovich Platonov (Book). Booko search results for Andrei Platonov. Booko United States.

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SOUL and Other Stories ANDREY PLATONOV Afterword by JOHN BERGER Translated by ROBERT and ELIZABETH CHANDLER with KATIA GRIGORUK, ANGELA LIVINGSTONE, OLGA MEERSON, and ERIC NAIMAN.

THIS IS A NEW YORK REVIEW BOOK PUBLISHED BY THE NEW YORK REVIEW OF BOOKS Hudson Street, New York, NY Oleg Anatolyevich Platonov (Russian: Оле́г Анато́льевич Плато́нов; born 11 January ) is a Russian ultranationalist writer and Holocaust denier.

He is the Director General of the Institute for the History of Russian Civilization, a Moscow-based think tank. He is known for promoting the antisemitic conspiracy theory Judeo-Bolshevism, which claims that Jews were.THE FOUNDATION PIT by Andrei Platonov () My body gets weak without truth.

In a dusty little town, a worker named Voshchev is fired from his job at a small machine factory. The management says he just stands around thinking while everyone else is working. Voshchev tries to defend himself, saying that he is trying to work out a plan for life.