Ronald Hingley


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in Edinburgh, Scotland, The United Kingdom
April 26, 1920

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Dr. Ronald Francis Hingley (1920-2010) was a scholar, translator and historian of Russia, specializing in Russian history and literature.

Hingley was editor of the nine-volume collection of Chekhov's works published by Oxford University Press between 1974 and 1980. He also wrote numerous books including biographies of Chekhov, Dostoyevsky, Stalin and Boris Pasternak. He won the James Tait Black Award for his 1976 biography A New Life of Anton Chekhov . He also translated several works of Russian literature, among them Alexander Solzhenitsyn's classic One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich which Hingley co-translated with Max Hayward.

He was a Governing Body Fellow of St Antony's College, Oxford from 1961 to 1987 and an Emeritus Fellow from
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Russia: A Concise History

3.52 avg rating — 79 ratings — published 1972 — 3 editions
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The Tsars

3.33 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1968
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Dostoyevsky: His Life And Work

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A New Life of Anton Chekhov

4.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1976 — 2 editions
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Nihilists; Russian Radicals...

2.70 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 1967
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Joseph Stalin Man and Legend

3.57 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1994 — 4 editions
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Nightingale Fever: Russian ...

3.57 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1981
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The Russian Mind

3.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1977 — 3 editions
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Pasternak, A Biography

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The Russian Secret Police M...

4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1970 — 3 editions
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