The Pushkin Club is now be based at
Pushkin House, 5A Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2TA
(Entrance round the corner opposite Swedenborg House)
Tuesday 14 November 2006
7.30 Doors open at 7.
JOHN ELSWORTH on Andrei Bely's novel, 'The Silver Dove'.
Published four years before Bely's masterpiece Petersburg, it is
first modern Russian novel. Breaking with Russian realism, and a
Symbolist work, its vividly drawn characters, elemental landscapes, and
style make it accessible to the Western reader. John Elsworth's new
(Angel Books, 2000) makes the complete work available in English for the
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