An unsung gem of nineteenth-century Russian literature, City Folk and Country Folk is a seemingly gentle yet devastating satire of Russia's aristocratic and pseudo-intellectual elites in the 1860s. Translated into English for the first time, the novel weaves an engaging tale of manipulation, infatuation, and female assertiveness that takes place one year after the liberation of the empire's serfs. Upending Russian literary cliches of female passivity and rural gentry benightedness, Sofia Khvoshchinskaya centers her ...

City Folk and Country Folk 2017, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231183031

Trade paperback

Select
City Folk and Country Folk 2017, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231183024

Hardcover

Select