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Woe from Wit is Alexander Griboyedov s comedy in verse, satirizing the society of post Napoleonic Moscow, or, as a high official in the play styled it, a pasquinade on Moscow The play, written in 1823 in the countryside and in Tiflis, was not passed by the censorship for the stage, and only portions of it were allowed to appear in an almanac for 1825 It was not, however, actually published until 1833, after the author s death, with significant cuts, and was not published in full until 1861 The play was a compulsory work in Russian literature lessons in Soviet schools, and is still considered a golden classic in modern Russia and other Russian speaking countries The play gave rise to numerous catchphrases in the Russian language, including the title itself....

Title : Woe from Wit: Gore ot uma (Russian Edition)
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ISBN : 1784350370
Format Type : Paperback
Language : Russian
Publisher : JiaHu Books February 13, 2014
Number of Pages : 124 pages
File Size : 961 KB
Status : Available For Download
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