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The white guard

Mikhail Afanas"evich Bulgakov

The white guard

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Published by Collins-Harvill in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translated from the Russian.

StatementMikhail Bulgakov ; translated from the Russian by Michael Glenny ; with an epilogue by Viktor Nekrasov.
The Physical Object
Pagination320p. ;
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14875023M
ISBN 100002710269

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The White Guard is a well crafted novel which is based on Bulgakov's own experiences in the Russian Civil War. It conjures up very vivid images, once read, never forgotten. Essential reading for anyone interested in Russian history/culture/5(85).

"White guard"is a requiem to the whole generation of russian intellectuals,noblemen and simply honest people,which were almost completely whipped out in a terrible years of Civil War,and at the same time that novel is a hymn of true humanity,"White Guard"like its great predecessors-"War and Peace","Dead Souls"and "Crime and Punishment" follows the most Cited by: 2.

White Guard, Mikhail Bulgakov’s semi-autobiographical first novel, is the story of the Turbin family in Kiev in Alexei, Elena, and Nikolka Turbin have just lost their mother—their father had died years before—and find themselves plunged into the chaotic civil war that erupted in the Ukraine in the wake of the Russian Revolution/5(85).

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The White Guard is a well crafted novel which is based on Bulgakov's own experiences in the Russian Civil War. It conjures up very vivid images, once read, never forgotten.

Essential reading for anyone interested in Russian history/culture/5(84). "The White Guard" has everything I expect in a Russian novel: a large cast of people with long and difficult names that wander in and out, often mundane things happen, and in the end many plot lines remain unresolved/5(18).

Set in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev during the chaotic winter of –19, The White Guard, Bulgakov’s first full-length novel, tells the story of a Russian-speaking family trapped in circumstances that threaten to destroy in Tolstoy’s War and Peace, the narrative centres on the stark contrast between the cosy domesticity of family life on the one hand, and wide.

On 5 Octoberthe Moscow Art Theater premeried Bulgakov's play The Days of the Turbins, which was an adaptation of his novel The White Guard. The play Flight () was rehearsed but never staged in Bulgakov's lifetime, since officials decided that it glorified emigration and White generals.

Mikhail Bulgakov's The White Guard In A Version book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(14). White Guard, Mikhail Bulgakov's semi-autobiographical first novel, is the story of the Turbin family in Kiev in Alexei, Elena, and Nikolka Turbin have just lost their mother--their father had died years before--and find themselves plunged into the chaotic civil war that erupted in the Ukraine in the wake of the Russian by: 2.

Other articles where The White Guard is discussed: Mikhail Bulgakov: the novel Belaya gvardiya (The White Guard), serialized in but never published in book form. A realistic and sympathetic portrayal of the motives and behaviour of a group of anti-Bolshevik White officers during the civil war, it was met by a storm of official criticism for its lack.

"White Guard," Mikhail Bulgakov's semi-autobiographical first novel, is the story of the Turbin family in Kiev in Alexei, Elena, and Nikolka Turbin have just lost their mother--their father 4/5(22).

This novel, Mikhail Bulgakov’s literary debut, may in fact have saved the writer, whose works were often censored under the Soviet regime: Stalin was an avid fan of a play based on The White Guard and allegedly went to see it more than fifteen times.

Michael Glenny was the first to translate Bulgakov’s works into English—this edition makes his deft, brilliant translation once.

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Drawing closely on Bulgakov's personal experiences of the horrors of civil war as a young doctor, The White Guard takes place in Kiev,a time of turmoil and suffocating uncertainty as the Bolsheviks, Socialists and Germans fight for control of the city.

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As her brothers prepare to fight for the White Guard, friends charge in from the riotous streets amidst an atmosphere of heady chaos, quaffing vodka, keeling over, declaiming, taking baths, playing guitar, falling in love.

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[The White Guard] was initially serialized, starting inin the magazine Rossiya, which ceased publication before the last episodes of the novel had been published. Permission was not given to publish in book form, but the story was made into /5(21). Lyttelton, LondonNever before have I seen the chaos of civil war so vividly caught on a British stage as in this breathtaking production of Mikhail Bulgakov's The White Guard, writes Michael Author: Michael Billington.

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After James Meek moved to Kiev, where Bulgakov's The White Guard is set, his admiration for the novel was enriched by his knowledge of the city James Meek Published on Fri 24 Jun EDTAuthor: James Meek.

the white guard by Mikhail Bulgakov ‧ RELEASE DATE: J Another fine Bulgakov work, this is a compassionate and gently satirical novel about a likable, feckless White Russian family coping as best they can while all hell breaks loose in Kiev outside their parlor in During the episode, titled "The Iron Throne, Brienne flips through the White Book, a history of every member of the Kingsguard, and finds the short entry for Ser Jaime Lannister, which ends with the fact that he was known as the Kingslayer and then served under King Tommen : Anjelica Oswald.

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White Guard has a lot to offer contemporary audiences as a story about a family’s desire to survive against the backdrop of war. The play ‘cracks along starting at the top of the hill and rolls to disaster’. Beginning in the Turbin’s apartment the action ‘flies out all over Kiev’.File Size: KB.

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Chapter Mitigation. White Guard. Mikhail Bulgakov | Set in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev during the chaotic winter of - 19, The White Guard, Bulgakov's first full-length novel, tells the story of a Russian-speaking family trapped in circumstances that threaten to destroy them.

Very readable, exciting, and kind of fun book about the Russian Civil War. Told part memoir, part history (he was a player in the history, thus is it half n half) it details the unbelievably complex civil war and all its disparate parts, theatres, players/5.During his life, Bulgakov was best known for the plays he contributed to Konstantin Stanislavsky's and Nemirovich-Danchenko's Moscow Art Theatre.

Stalin was known to be fond of the play Days of the Turbins (Дни Турбиных) (), which was based on Bulgakov's novel The White dramatization of Molière's life in The Cabal of Hypocrites (Кабала святош) () .The White Guardian is a character in the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor was played by Cyril Luckham, with the exception of a vocal message in The Stones of Blood which was performed by Gerald Cross.

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