The Master & Margarita
  • Author : Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov
  • Release Date : 01 July 1996
  • Publisher : Northwestern University Press
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 252
  • ISBN 13 : 0810112124
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Book excerpt: This volume considers the Russian writer Bulgakov's work, The master and Margarita. It opens with the editor's general introduction, discussing the work in the context of the writer's oeuvre as well as its place within the Russian literary tradition. The introductory section also includes considerations of existing translations and of textual problems in the original Russian. The following sections contain several wide-ranging articles by other scholars, primary sources and background material such as letters, memoirs, early reviews and maps.

The Master   Margarita

The Master Margarita

Author : Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov
Publisher : Northwestern University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This volume considers the Russian writer Bulgakov's work, The master and Margarita. It opens with the editor's general introduction, discussing the work in the context of the writer's oeuvre as well as its place within the Russian literary tradition. The introductory section also includes considerations of existing translations and of ...

The Master and Margarita

The Master and Margarita

Author : Mikhail Bulgakov
Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
Genre : Fiction
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The Master and Margarita (Russian: Ма́стер и Маргари́та) is a novel by Mikhail Bulgakov, written between 1928 and 1940, but unpublished in book form until 1967. The story concerns a visit by the devil to the fervently atheistic Soviet Union. Many critics consider it to be one of the best novels of the 20th century, as ...

The Master and Margarita

The Master and Margarita

Author : Mikhail Bulgakov
Publisher : Penguin Classics
Genre : Atheism
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Presents a satirical drama about Satan's visit to Moscow, where he learns that the citizens no longer believe in God. He decides to teach them a lesson by perpetrating a series of horrific tricks. Combines two distinct yet interwoven parts, one set in contemporary Moscow, the other in ancient Jerusalem....

A Reader   s Companion to Mikhail Bulgakov   s The Master and Margarita

A Reader s Companion to Mikhail Bulgakov s The Master and Margarita

Author : J.A.E. Curtis
Publisher : Academic Studies PRess
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Mikhail Bulgakov’s novel The Master and Margarita, set in Stalin’s Moscow, is an intriguing work with a complex structure, wonderful comic episodes and moments of great beauty. Readers are often left tantalized but uncertain how to understand its rich meanings. To what extent is it political? Or religious? ...

The Fatal Eggs and Other Soviet Satire

The Fatal Eggs and Other Soviet Satire

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
Genre : Literary Collections
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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 1918 to 1963 devastatingly lampoons the social, economic, and cultural changes wrought by the Russian Revolution (Isaac Bashevis Singer). Among the seventeen bold and inventive writers represented here ...

Manuscripts Don t Burn

Manuscripts Don t Burn

Author : J.A.E. Curtis
Publisher : A&C Black
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Russian playwright and novelist Mikhail Bulgakov (1891 - 1940) is now widely acknowledged as one of the giants of twentieth-century Soviet literature, ranking with such luminaries as Pasternak and Solzhenitsyn. In his own lifetime, however, a casualty of Stalinist repression, he was scarcely published at all, and his plays reached the ...

The Master and Margarita

The Master and Margarita

Author : Mikhail Bulgakov
Publisher : Random House
Genre : Classical fiction
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This book is with an introduction by Will Self. The devil makes a personal appearance in Moscow accompanied by various demons, including a naked girl and a huge black cat. When he leaves, the asylums are full and the forces of law and order in disarray. Only the Master, a ...

The Master and Margarita   Annotations Per Chapter

The Master and Margarita Annotations Per Chapter

Author : Jan Vanhellemont
Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Mikhail Bulgakov's novel «The Master and Margarita» is, among other things, a satire. The author criticises real people in the Soviet Union of the 30s and creates absurd situations by mixing reality and fiction. That mix is hidden everywhere throughout the novel in small details which, at first sight, seem ...

The Master and Margarita

The Master and Margarita

Author : Mikhail Bulgakov
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Genre : Drama
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A mysterious stranger appears in a Moscow park. Soon he and his retinue have astonished the locals with the magic show to end all magic shows. But why are they really here, and what has it got to do with the beautiful Margarita, or her lover, the Master, a silenced ...

Between Two Worlds

Between Two Worlds

Author : Andrew Barratt,Associate Professor in the Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies Andrew Barratt
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Genre : Uncategorized
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Mikhail Bulgakov's masterpiece, The Master and Margarita, is by general consent one of the most important, controversial, and original novels to have emerged from the Soviet Union. The first comprehensive study of this novel in English, Between Two Worlds describes its genesis and reception inside and outside the Soviet Union....

The Master   Margarita

The Master Margarita

Author : Mikhail Bulgakov
Publisher : Rosetta Books
Genre : Fiction
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Satan, Judas, a Soviet writer, and a talking black cat named Behemoth populate this satire, “a classic of twentieth-century fiction” (The New York Times). In 1930s Moscow, Satan decides to pay the good people of the Soviet Union a visit. In old Jerusalem, the fateful meeting of Pilate and Yeshua ...

The Gnostic Devil in Bulgakov s  Master and Margerita

The Gnostic Devil in Bulgakov s Master and Margerita

Author : Marc Neininger
Publisher : GRIN Verlag
Genre : Uncategorized
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Essay from the year 2004 in the subject Russian / Slavic Languages, grade: 96%, eqals 1,0, The University of Western Ontario, course: The bible and 20th century literature, 13 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: The essay is written in english. It is a comparative study of the devil figure in Goethe's "Faust" and ...

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Author : A. K. Blakemore
Publisher : Granta Books
Genre : Fiction
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WINNER OF THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE Fear and destruction take root in a community of women when the Witchfinder General comes to town, in this dark and thrilling debut. England, 1643. Parliament is battling the King; the war between the Roundheads and the Cavaliers rages. Puritanical fervour has gripped the nation, ...

Harland s Half Acre

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Author : David Malouf
Publisher : Random House
Genre : Fiction
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Born on a poor dairy farm in Queensland, Frank Harland's life is centred on his great artistic gift, his passionate love for his father and four brothers and his need to repossess, through a patch of land, his family's past. The story spans Frank's life; from before the First World ...

Crime and Punishment  Vintage Classic Russians Series

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Author : Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Publisher : Random House
Genre : Detective and mystery stories
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TRANSLATED BY RICHARD PEVEAR AND LARISSA VOLOKHONSKY Consumed by the idea of his own special destiny, immured in poverty and deprivation, Rashkolnikov is drawn to commit a terrible crime. In the aftermath, Rashkolnikov is dogged by madness, guilt and a calculating detective, and a feverish cat-and-mouse game unfolds. The only ...