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Anton Chekhov: A Digital Bibliography
Here is a list of digital editions of the works of Anton Chekhov (1860-1904). All of his major plays and short stories are in the public domain and available for free. Between 1916 and 1922, a 13-volume, 201-story set of short stories by Anton Chekhov and t...
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Leo Tolstoy: A Digital Bibliography
Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910 Below is a list of links to the works of Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910) that are in the public domain. Tolstoy was a worldwide literary sensation in his day and his works were widely translated into dozens of languages, While the works below...
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Fyodor Dostoevsky: A Digital Bibliography
Here is a list to links of digital editions of the works of Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821-1881) that are in the public domain. If you just want to stick your toe in the water, The Gambler and The Eternal Husband are brisk reads. Notes from the Underground is a de...
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Ivan Turgenev: A Digital Bibliography
Ivan Turgenev in the 1850s This will be the first of four digital bibliographies dedicated to Russian authors. We’ll begin with Ivan Turgenev (1818-1883) who was the first Russian author to achieve international rock star status. All of these titles were tr...
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What Have We Learned? (Goodbye For Now)
All good things must come to an end or at the very least postponed indefinitely. So it goes with The Overleaf . The Internet and the advent of eReader devices have helped to bring the world’s vast libraries of knowledge and expression to the average person....
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“The Devil’s Pool” by George Sand
Forest in Autumn, 1841 by Gustave Courbet (1819-1877) There are many wonderful books in the world. There are even more lousy ones and the number of books that are just mediocre would astound you. Even with the best of intentions, boundless curiosity and a l...
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Venus in Furs
                   "Venus in Furs" from the album The Velvet Underground & Nico (1967) On October 27th, Lou Reed, one of the twentieth century's most influential songwriters, passed away at the age of 71. One of his best known songs, "Venus in Furs" from th...
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Scary Short Fiction by Famous English Authors
Premonition By Henryk Weyssenhoff (1859-1922) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons In this post, we'll take a look at two pieces of short fiction-call them novellas or novelettes or whatever you like--by two very different English writers: Edward Bulwer...
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Here Lies Literature: Curious Epitaphs
Illustration by John Blair Moore October marks our one year anniversary! On October 26, 2012, the very first essay was posted to the blog and The Overleaf has been chugging along ever since. Thanks to those of you who have read and enjoyed the blog over the...
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Russian Literary Criticism
"Rye",  Grigoriy Myasoyedov  (1835-1911), Oil on canvas, 1881 I love books and I'm wary of literary criticism. Some works of lit crit do ...
Russian Literary Criticism
Russian Literary Criticism
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