Russian Literature: Introduction and Reading List

Author: Dmitry Paranyushkin (on 04 Apr 2015)

Russian literature is a great way to discover more about the Russian culture and learn about the Russian ways of thinking, feeling, fighting and loving. Here we introduce the most prominent and interesting Russian writers. If you want to know which writers you may want to read based on the ones you already like, try our interactive graph on who is who in the Russian Literature.

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Victor Shklovsky

VictorShklovsky was at the beginning of the Russian formalism and wrote a lot of interesting works about Russian artists and cinema-makers of the early Soviet times, especially about Sergei Eisenstein.

Victor Pelevin

Among the most recent writers, VictorPelevin will give a good feel of the 90s: a mix of capitalism, technology and ancient mythologies popping through the society cracks.

Russian Literature: Who is Who?

If you don't know anything about Russian literature it may be hard to know where to start.