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Diary, 1901-1969

Kornei Chukovsky, Elena Chukovskaya, and Victor Erlich

Abstract

A perceptive literary critic, a world-famous writer of witty and playful verses for children, a leading authority on children's linguistic creativity, and a highly skilled translator, Kornei Chukovsky was a complete man of letters. As benefactor to many writers including Alexander Solzhenitsyn and Joseph Brodsky, he stood for several decades at the center of the Russian literary milieu. It is no exaggeration to claim that Chukovsky knew everyone involved in shaping the course of twentieth-century Russian literature. His voluminous diary, which is here translated into English, begins in prerevo ... More

Keywords: Chukovsky's diary, censorship, Kornei Chukovsky, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Joseph Brodsky, Russian literature, Russia, Anna Akhmatova, Isaac Babel

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780300106114
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300106114.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kornei Chukovsky, author

Elena Chukovskaya, editor

Victor Erlich, editor