Rosamund Bartlett


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Rosamund Bartlett is a cultural historian with expertise in Russian literature, music, and art. She has a particular interest in European Modernism, opera, and the intersection between politics, history and the arts, and has lectured on these subjects at universities and public institutions around the world. Her books include Wagner and Russia and Tolstoy: A Russian Life. She has also written a biography of Chekhov, and published translations of his short stories and letters. Her new translation of Anna Karenina was published in 2014.

She is a Trustee of the Anton Chekhov Foundation, for which is she currently overseeing the Early Chekhov Translation Project and the Anton Chekhov’s Garden project, which was launched with a show garden at th
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Tolstoy: A Russian Life

4.14 avg rating — 494 ratings — published 2010 — 12 editions
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Chekhov: Scenes from a Life

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Literary Russia: A Guide

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Wagner and Russia

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Shostakovich in Context

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Biography of Leo Tolstoy

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Victory Over the Sun: The W...

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Russian Musical Identity

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About Love and Other Stories

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Fathers and Sons

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“Guerra e paz foi escrito no período mais feliz de sua vida.”
Rosamund Bartlett, Tolstói, a biografia

“Os dois gigantes da literatura passariam a vida próximos um ao outro, mas jamais se encontrariam nem pessoal nem ideologicamente.”
Rosamund Bartlett, Tolstói, a biografia

“O ano de 1866 foi uma espécie de annus mirabilis para Mikhail Kátkov, já que nas páginas de sua revista foram publicados, ao mesmo tempo, Guerra e paz e Crime e castigo. Dostoiévski não era o mais fácil dos escritores, mas nessa época era bem mais responsável que Tolstói.”
Rosamund Bartlett, Tolstói, a biografia



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