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Russian Dinosaur

A blog mostly about Russian literature and translation issues, as retailed by a small stuffed dinosaur.

  • Based in United Kingdom
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Posts per year
Year starting Posts
2017 7
2018 6
2019 3
2020 2
2021 2
2022 5
2023 0
2024 0

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Most recent posts

Thank you for the radishes: Edmund Wilson in dialogue with Helen Muchnic
In 1942, the literary critic and Princeton graduate, Edmund Wilson, then forty-seven, made friends with a scholar of Russian literature slightly younger than himself, Helen Muchnic. Born in Baku in 1902, Helen emigrated to the …
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Friedrich Schiller's "Dmitry": The Executed Elephant
A long time ago on a famous writer's estate far, far away, I opened two attractive Russian hardback books I had just bought in Moscow. One was The Aviator by Evgenii Vodolazkin, a lyrical, elegiac, …
On , by Russian Dinosaur, 1,544 words
Visiting Vilnius: Pushkin and the Crack'd Mirror
On the edge of Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, is a lovely forest park called Markučiai. It smells excitingly of moss and pine needles: as you wander across its intricate, sloping paths, you discover fishing …
On , by Russian Dinosaur, 1,158 words