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Fave Classic and Existential Russian Literature?

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What're your favorite works?

Mine are:

Fathers and Sons-Ivan Turgenev

White Nights- Fyodor Dostoevsky

Notes from The Underground-Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Brother Karamazov-Fyodor Dostoevsky

Bobok-Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Dream of a Ridiculous Man-Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Nose-Nikolai Gogol

The Overcoat-Nikolai Gogol

Sunstroke-Ivan Bunin

The Gentleman from San Francisco- Ivan Bunin

The Fugitive-Vladimir Gilyarovsky

Resurrection-Leo Tolstoy

The Devil-Leo Tolstoy

The Cossacks-Leo Tolstoy

Demon-Mikhail Lermontov

Uncle Vanya-Anton Chekov

White Clothes-Vladimir Dudintsev

The Captain's Daughter-Aleksandr Pushkin

The Duel-Aleksandr Kuprin

I'm probably forgetting a lot of amazing and some obscure short stories, poems, and plays.




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I haven't digested a TON of Russian classics, but I did love everything I've read from Dostoevsky: The Idiot, The Brothers Karamazov, The Double, The Gambler, and Crime and Punishment. He was sort of one of my first big obsessions. It's been so long I need to revisit literally all of these.

Loved The Master and Margarita by Bulgakov

Chekhov's The Seagull 

Oblomov by Goncharov

Fathers and Sons by Turgenev


In terms of shorter works, My First Goose by Isaac Babel (his short stories in general are dope, but this was the first and it left an impression on me).


(Additionally, not all these are existential)

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