Russian Literature: 1953-Present

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Vasilii Makarovich Shukshin (Василий Макарович Шукшин)

Biography

Dates in Shukshin's life

Shukshin Museum web site (click here for Russian version)

Биография

HTML versions of the assigned stories in Russian: 

Чудик 

Микроскоп (и другие рассказы)

Степка

Пост скриптум (Compressed in RAR format.)

Reading Guide:

How do these works portray women? Are they misogynistic?

How are country and city life and culture juxtaposed in these works and what conclusions can be drawn from such juxtapositions?