1 edition of Subtly worded and other stories found in the catalog.
Subtly worded and other stories
N. A. TД—ffi
Written in English
Translated from the Russian.
|Statement||Teffi ; translated from the Russian by Anne Marie Jackson with Robert and Elizabeth Chandler, Clare Kitson, Irina Steinberg and Natalia Wase|
|Contributions||Jackson, Anne Marie, translator, Kitson, Clare, translator, Chandler, Robert, 1953- translator, Chandler, Elizabeth, 1947- translator, Steinberg, Irina, translator, Wase, Natalia, translator|
|LC Classifications||PG3453.B8 A2 2014|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||301|
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The title story, Subtly Worded (), is one of two in which small amendments to a letter completely change its meaning. Its reference to censorship - which makes necessary the amendments - famine and executions in the Soviet Union is more explicit than in any other story in this collection/5(26).
Teffi began her literary career by writing a series of satirical pieces and her talent for wit is evident in the early stories included here in Subtly Worded. ‘Will-power’, the story of an alcoholic who puts his inner mettle to the test, is tinged /5.
There are stories of émigré society, its members held together by mutual repulsion. There are stories of people misunderstanding each other or misrepresenting themselves. And throughout there is a sly, sardonic wit and a deep, compelling intelligence.
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These stories, taken from the whole of her career, show the full range of her gifts. Subtly Worded, and Other Stories by Teffi review – a traditional Russian form is given a good hiding Clever, funny and reckless tales from a writer courted by Rasputin and who could count Lenin and.
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Teffi watched, listened well and remembered: Russian writer and satirist Nadeja Alexandrovna Lokhvitskaya (), pictured in Paris, about Author: Eileen Battersby.
Subtly Worded is flawless - a true revelation -- Boris Dralyuk Pen Atlas Witty, acerbic, playful and profound, Teffi's tales are here again, and if there is any justice, they are here to stay Minneapolis Star Tribune The characters pop off the page with a flick of the pen.
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