Russian Literature and Writers

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Author of 'The Government Inspector' (Ревизор - Revizor)
Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Count Alexei Vronsky's lover
Anna Karenina
Fyodor Dostoyevsky's novel about Rodion Raskolnikov, a student in need of money
Crime and Punishment
What trees are in Madame Lyubov Andreievna Ranevskaya's orchard?
Cherry trees
Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin was the first Russian writer to win this prize
Nobel Prize for Literature
Who did Tatyana Larina write a letter to?
Eugene Onegin
Author of the book above^
Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
Author of a verse play 'Masquerade' and poems 'Demon' and 'Death of the Poet' which is written in reaction to the death of the person above^
Mikhail Lermontov
Humbert Humbert's nymphet
Lolita
Mikhail Bulgakov's novel 'The Master and Margarita' is influenced by what German legend*?
Faust
a traditional Russian oral epic poem or ballad (generally)
Bylina
Dmitri Fyodorovich; Ivan Fyodorovich; Alexei Fyodorovich (+ Pavel Fyodorovich)
The Brothers Karamazov
Name one sister from Anton Chekhov's play Three Sisters (Три сeстры - Tri sestry)
Olga, Maria and Irina
'War and Peace' author
Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy
Maxim Gorky's novel 'The Mother' criticizes what regime?
Tsarist
Dostoyevsky was sent here for being a member of The Petrashevsky Circle
Siberia
Nikolai Chernyshevsky's novel 'What Is To Be Done?' is written in response to this Ivan Turgenev's novel
Fathers and Sons
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Jun 19, 2015
Good quiz!