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During the first two decades of the 19th century in Russia, fable writing became a
fad. By all accounts the most widely read fabulist was Ivan Krylov whose stories
borrowed heavily from Aesop, La Fontaine, and various Germanic sources.
In pre-Revolution- Pre-Rev- ary Russia may be observed a most dramatic
illustration olutionary of the disproportion that ... Wicker, The Little Hunchback
Horse, 1942); and other stories and poems enjoyed by young Russians but not
In Russia a modern theatre became a vital influence that could trace its
beginnings back to Gogol's Government Inspector (1836) but was to be felt later
in the century in Turgenev's Month in the Country (1850) and, above all, in the
work of ...
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