The Fatal Eggs and Other Soviet Satire (Evergreen Book) by Mirra Ginsburg

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Subjects:

  • Fiction anthologies & collections,
  • Short stories,
  • Russia,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Fiction,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Topic - Political,
  • Russian & Former Soviet Union,
  • Humor-Topic - Political,
  • Literary Collections / Continental European,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Russian & Former Soviet Union,
  • Satire, Russian,
  • Translations into English

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages305
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7874494M
ISBN 100802130151
ISBN 109780802130150

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Click Download or Read Online button to get the fatal eggs book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The Fatal Eggs and Other Soviet Satires by Mirra Ginsburg Edited by Mirra Ginsburg Translated from Russian by Mirra Ginsburg “A fascinating panorama of a paradoxical society.

All of the stories, whether lightly spoofing rattlebrained bureaucracy or heavily laden with sarcasm, are well-written and entertaining.” About The Book.

This. The Fatal Eggs is a novel which is a kind of sci-fi satire on Stalinist Russia (right out of my comfort zone really). I took the book away with me thefataleggs For some time now I have been reading a lot about Bulgakov and his books on Kaggsy’s bookish ramblings – her enthusiasm for him made me want to read some of his work/5.

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The fatal eggs, and other Soviet satire. [Mirra Ginsburg;] Print book: Humor, satire, etc.: English: First evergreen editionView The struggle unto death / Valentin Katayev --The fatal eggs / Mikhail Bulgakov --A tale about the furious calaphat / Leonid Leonov --The divorce / Vyacheslav Shishkov --The heavenly cap / Boris Lavrenyov.

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Everyday low Reviews: 8. Set in but written four years earlier, during Stalin's rise to power, The Fatal Eggs is both an early piece of science fiction reminiscent of H.G. Wells and a biting, brilliant satire of the consequences of the abuse of power and knowledge.

An uneven collection of satire from the Stalinist years to the present, overshadowed by similar and far better undertakings, e.g. Dissonant Voices in Soviet Literaure.

(Pantheon, ). Four of the authors are well-known: Zamyatin (whom Trotsky wittily dubbed ""an internal emigre"") has an ironic invention concerning bureaucracy; Zoshchenko characteristically spoofs the new social.

The Fatal Eggs and Other Soviet Satire Mirra Ginsburg pb bulgakov zamyatin etc. used shape, see pics, clean text. Paypal Only Please. Ships in sturdy cardboard or padded envelope with plenty of protection such as cardboard inners and water tight Rating: % positive.

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A selection of short stories and parables dealing with life in Communist Russia by 18 noted Russian writers. Home» The Fatal Eggs and Other Soviet Satire (Kobo eBook) The Fatal Eggs and Other Soviet Satire (Kobo eBook) By Mirra Ginsburg, Mirra Ginsburg.

$ Available Now. Description. There is an option on our website to order and pick up a book at the store. We have curbside pickup available Monday through Saturday from A classic anthology of wildly inventive and comic tales that brilliantly satirize post-revolutionary Russia.

"Amusing and excellent," this famous collection of Soviet satire from to devastatingly lampoons the social, economic, and cultural changes wrought by the Russian Revolution (Isaac Bashevis Singer).

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The Fatal Eggs - Ebook written by Mikhail Bulgakov. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Fatal Eggs/5(11). Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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Diaboliad and Other Stories () The Terrible News: Russian Stories from the Years Following the Revolution () Notes on the Cuff & Other Stories() The Fatal Eggs and Other Soviet Satire, – () Theatre. The Cabal of Hypocrites/Molière () The Early Plays of Mikhail Bulgakov (; Peace Plays: Two, Nationality: Russian, later Soviet.

The Fatal Eggs by Mikhail Bulgakov – review. The Fatal Eggs is also an incubator for the distinctive satire and surrealism that we find in The Master and Margarita, Author: Kristen Treen.

Mikhail Bulgakov () was born in Kiev, Ukraine, and lived most of his adult life in Stalinist Russia. A journalist, playwright, novelist, and short story writer, he is best known in the West for his novel "The Master and Margarita," Marian Schwartz is a prize-winning Russian translator who recently received her second Translation Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts 4/5(7).

book review - The Fatal Eggs But on the other it is a satire on the Soviet system. What you take away from this book that feels in many respects like Heart of a Dog is that science and the state don’t mix too well.

Of course that was one of the guiding principles of Stalinism that the state could harness the power of science and use Author: Simon Quicke. Description of the book "The Fatal Eggs": As the turbulent years following the Russian revolution of settle down into a new Soviet reality, the brilliant and eccentric zoologist Persikov discovers an amazing ray that drastically increases the size and reproductive rate of.

Notes on the cuff & other stories () The Fatal Eggs and other Soviet satire, – (). The lead title was a science fiction novella, written in and first published in The book became popular.

It was attacked by some Soviet critics who saw it as a satire of the Russian Revolution of and the leadership of Soviet : 15 MayKiev, Russian Empire (present. Many were never printed until at least the s, well after his death. _The Fatal Eggs_ was first published in the journal _Nedra_ in and related events occuring in the "near future" of Because of its anti-Soviet satire, it was Bulgakov's last /5(26).

More editions of Fatal Eggs and Other Soviet Satire: Fatal Eggs and Other Soviet Satire: ISBN () Softcover, Grove Press Evergreen Book, Professor Persikov, an eccentric zoologist, stumbles upon a new light ray that accelerates growth and reproduction rates in living organisms.

In the wake of a plague that has decimated the country's poultry stocks, Persikov's discovery is exploited as a means to correct the problem. As foreign agents, the state and the Soviet media all seize upon Price Range: $ - $ The Fatal Eggs and Other Soviet Satire (Contributor) 87 copies; Worlds Apart: An Anthology of Russian Science Fiction and Fantasy (Contributor) 76 copies; Great Soviet Short Stories (Contributor) 64 copies; Anthology of Russian Literature in the Soviet Period from Gorki to (Contributor) 61 copies.

The Fatal Eggs and Other Soviet Satire, Mikhail Bulgakov $ - $ * Diaries and Selected Letters (Alma, ). Translated by Roger Cockrell. * Fatal Eggs, The (Raduga, ). Translated by Kathleen Cook-Horujy.

* Fatal Eggs & Other Soviet Satire, The (Grove, ). Edited and translated by Mirra Ginsburg. In addition to Bulgakov's "Fatal Eggs," this volume includes selections from eleven other Soviet writers. The Fatal Eggs was originally published in the West in a collection of novellas called Diaboliad.

Bulgakov was a fan of HG Wells, and this novella owes much to Wells's The Island of Dr Moreau amongst others, which involved a mad scientist doing experiments on animals/5(6). I just read a collection of Soviet satires called The Fatal Eggs and Other Soviet Satire, it is a collection of short stories, satirizing various aspects of the government of the time.

It really is an amazing collection, the title story The Fatal Eggs is by Mikhail Bulgakov but there are a lot of great Soviet era authors featured. "Our Father Who Art in Heaven" (story), in Great Soviet Short Stories, Dell, "The Beautiful Trousers", "The Suicide", "A Goat in the Orchard" and "The Struggle Unto Death" (stories), in The Fatal Eggs and Other Soviet Satire, Macmillan, NY, Occupation: Novelist • Dramatist.

The Fatal Eggs: Mikhail Bulgakov: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals /5(4). In addition toThe Master and Margarita, she translated other works by Bulgakov, as well as works by Zamyatin, Dostoyevsky, Babel, Zoshchenko, Platonov, and others.

She edited many books, including The Fatal Eggs and Other Soviet Satire, and wrote more than twenty books for children. The Fatal Eggs Mikhail Bulgakov. A poignant work of social science fiction and a brilliant satire on the Soviet revolution, it can now be enjoyed by English-speaking audiences through this accurate new translation.

Includes annotations and afterword. Notes on the Cuff and Other Stories Mikhail Bulgakov.ⓘ First English translation. The version appearing in Fantasy and Science Fiction was abridged relative to that which appeared in The Fatal Eggs and Other Soviet Satire, according to a note in the latter ated by Mirra original Russian publication was in Nedra 6 according to Bleiler's "Science-Fiction: The Early Years".Search Tips.

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