7 edition of slynx found in the catalog.
Translated from the Russian.
|Statement||Tatyana Tolstaya ; translated by Jamey Gambrell.|
|Series||New York Review Books classics|
|LC Classifications||PG3476.T58 K9713 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||299 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||299|
|LC Control Number||2007005127|
Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for New York Review Books Classics: The Slynx by Tatyana Tolstaya (, Paperback) at the best online prices at . Tatyana Tolstaya's The Slynx reimagines dystopian fantasy as a wild, horripilating amusement park ride. The book makes several interesting points about the differences in being able to read and the ability to understand and put what you've read into context. I think this book is most likely a much better story read in the original Russian /5(13).
The Slynx. by Tatyana Tolstaya, translated from the Russian by Jamey Gambrell (Houghton Mifflin; $24) January 6, Save this story for later. Save this story for later. The hero of this. Tatyana Tolstaya - Slynx 'The Slynx' book cover. Random House, In a post-apocalyptic world everything has changed dramatically. Absolutely all Author: Alexandra Guzeva.
The scary «Slynx,» in the novel, is a metaphor for all the evil that is waiting to rear its ugly head on a sleeping people. The Slynx’s descriptions of a tyrannical society might be too simplistic to apply to Russia. Its reception in the country has been : Tatyana Tolstaya. Poised between Nabokov's Pale Fire and Burgess's A Clockwork Orange, The Slynx is a brilliantly inventive and shimmeringly ambiguous work of art: an account of a degraded world that is full of echoes of the sublime literature of Russia's past; a grinning portrait of human inhumanity; a tribute to art in both its sovereignty and its helplessness.
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Tatyana Tolstaya's The Slynx is a jewel among the list of classics published by New York Review Books, a post-apocalyptic satire taking place two hundred years after the Blast in what was the city of society has reverted to a state more primitive than a village in the darkest age of medieval, dark-age Europe.
And thats understatement - mice provide the main diet and are used for /5. The Slynx, with its comical, tragical, post-nuclear holocaust setting, is a satirical blast, a linguistically inventive glimpse of a future nobody wants to see.
— Alan Cheuse, All Things Considered It is impossible to communicate adequately the richness, the /5(30). The Slynx (New York Review Books Classics) - Kindle edition by Tolstaya, Tatyana, Gambrell, Jamey. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.
Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Slynx (New York Review Books Classics)/5(41). The review from Publishers Weekly is wrong saying that the world described in The Slynx is the world of permanent winter. The reviewer obviously have not read the book.
The book is a masterpiece of Slynx book language. I suppose it is equally hard to translate to English as to translate Shakespeare from English/5(5).
The Slynx, with its slynx book, tragical, post-nuclear holocaust setting, is a satirical blast, a linguistically inventive glimpse of a future nobody wants to see.
— Alan Cheuse, All Things Considered It is impossible to communicate adequately the richness, the /5(11). The Slynx. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller 6.
The Slynx (New Slynx book Review Books Classics) Tatyana Tolstaya. Published by NYRB Classics () ISBN ISBN. The Slynx by Tolstaia, Tat'iana; Tolstaya, Tatyana; Gambrell, Jamey (trn) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Tatyana Tolstaya has 53 books on Goodreads with ratings.
Tatyana Tolstaya’s most popular book is The Slynx. Born in Leningrad, Tatyana Tolstaya comes from an old Russian family that includes the writers Leo and Alexei Tolstoy.
She studied at Leningrad State University and then moved to Moscow, where she continues to live. She is also the author of Pushkin's Children: Writings on Russia and Russians.
Jamey Gambrell is a writer on Russian art and culture. Her translations include Marina Tsvetaeva's /5(13). The Slynx, with its comical, tragical, post-nuclear holocaust setting, is a satirical blast, a linguistically inventive glimpse of a future nobody wants to see.
— Alan Cheuse, All Things Considered It is impossible to communicate adequately the richness, the exuberance, and the horrid inventiveness of The Slynx. The Slynx as the creature that sets our imagination on fire, in this case the very novel we are reading.
Personally, above all others, I favor this interpretation - The Slynx is the Slynx. Special thanks to my Goodreads friends Jeffrey Keeten and MJ Nicholls for their glowing reviews that prompted me to give The Slynx a whirl.
“You, Book!/5(24). The Slynx, with its comical, tragical, post-nuclear holocaust setting, is a satirical blast, a linguistically inventive glimpse of a future nobody wants to see.
— Alan Cheuse, All Things Considered It is impossible to communicate adequately the richness, the. The slynx is thus less mythic than symbolic: it’s the beast in man. Tolstaya enriches this mordant farce with a wealth of weird supporting detail reminiscent of Anthony Burgess’s futuristic classic A Clockwork Orange.
An ending note informs us that The Slynx was written between. Tatyana Tolstaya's powerful voice is one of the best in contemporary Russian literature. She wrote many a commentary on modern-day Russia for the New York Review of Books before moving back to Moscow to complete her first novel, The ya is a descendant of the.
The Slynx by Tatyana Tolstaya,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K). Poised between Nabokov’s Pale Fire and Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange, The Slynx is a brilliantly inventive and shimmeringly ambiguous work of art: an account of a degraded world that is full of echoes of the sublime literature of Russia’s past; a grinning portrait of human inhumanity; a tribute to art in both its sovereignty and its.
I want to emphasize here that The Slynx succeeds, radiantly, as a self-contained work of art. But a view to Russia’s literary and political history can only enrich one’s reading. The protagonist of The Slynx is a “golubchik” named Benedikt – born a century after a nuclear catastrophe has leveled Moscow and erased most cultural memory.
Get this from a library. The slynx. [Tatʹi︠a︡na Tolstai︠a︡; Jamey Gambrell] -- In the ruins of Moscow two centuries after the apocalypse, inhabitants dwell in primitive, frequently brutal conditions in which mice are a source of food, clothing, and commerce and books are banned.
Get this from a library. The slynx. [Tatʹi︠a︡na Tolstai︠a︡; Jamey Gambrell] -- Two hundred years after civilization ended in an event known as the Blast, Benedikt isn't one to complain. He's got a job--transcribing old books and presenting them as the words of the great new.
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