The Meek One (Paperback)
A Fantastic Story: An Annotated Russian Reader
Yale University Press, 9780300162325, 176pp.
Publication Date: September 13, 2011
This fully annotated paperback learner’s edition of Dostoevsky's short story The Meek One is intended for intermediate and advanced Russian students. In addition to the Russian text, the book includes an introduction discussing the story's historical context, literary significance, and critical response; an extensive glossary and a learner's dictionary; discussion questions; and vocabulary quizzes, exercises, and self-tests.
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Praise For The Meek One: A Fantastic Story: An Annotated Russian Reader…
"Julia Titus' edition of The Meek One is an excellent annotated reader for students of Russian language and literature at the intermediate and advanced levels. The exercises are engaging, the annotations very useful and to the point."—Edna Andrews, PhD, Duke University, Professor of Linguistics & Cultural Anthropology
— Edna Andrews
"It clearly fills a need in the market because it is accessible, moderately priced, and requires a relatively low degree of proficiency in reading. . . . The Meek One: A Fantastic Story is an eminently user-friendly book, which will help readers gain a greater appreciation of Russian literature, the beauty of the Russian language, and the joy of learning in general."—Mary Helen Kashuba, SSJ, Chestnut Hill College, The NECTFL Review
— Mary Helen Kashuba, SSJ
— Russian Language Journal