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Anton Chekhov Bibliography

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860 – 1904) was a Russian playwright and short story writer, who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short fiction in history. Chekhov practiced as a medical doctor throughout most of his literary career: “Medicine is my lawful wife”, he once said, “and literature is my mistress.” He wrote 201 short stories.

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Short Stories


Anton Chekhov Novels






  • A Journey to Sakhalin (1895), including:

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Alexander Pushkin Bibliography

Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (1799 – 1837) was a Russian poet, playwright, and novelist of the Romantic era who is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature

Alexander Pushkin Poems, Proses and Plays

Narrative poems

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Fairy tales in verse

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Fyodor Dostoevsky Bibliography

Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821 – 1881) was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher. Dostoevsky’s literary works explore human psychology in the troubled political, social, and spiritual atmosphere of 19th-century Russia, and engage with a variety of philosophical and religious themes.

Fyodor Dostoevsky - Major Works

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Novels and novellas


Short stories


Essay collections

Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Leo Tolstoy Bibliography

List of works by Russian writer Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910), including his novels, short stories, plays and non-fiction.

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  • Childhood (Детство [Detstvo], 1852) – Volume 1 of ‘Autobiographical Trilogy’
  • Boyhood (Отрочество [Otrochestvo], 1854) – Volume 2 of ‘Autobiographical Trilogy’
  • Youth (Юность [Yunost’], 1856) – Volume 3 of ‘Autobiographical Trilogy’
  • The Cossacks (Казаки [Kazaki], 1863)
  • War and Peace (Война и мир [Voyna i mir], 1869)
  • Anna Karenina (Анна Каренина [Anna Karenina], 1877)
  • Resurrection (Воскресение [Voskresenie], 1899)


Short stories




Philosophical works

  • A Confession (1879) – Volume 1 of an untitled four-part work[1]
  • A Criticism of Dogmatic Theology (1880) – Volume 2 of an untitled four-part work
  • The Gospel in Brief, or A Short Exposition of the Gospel (1881)
  • The Four Gospel Unified and Translated (1881) – Volume 3 of an untitled four-part work
  • Church and State (1882)
  • What I Believe (also called My Religion) (1884) – Volume 4 of an untitled four-part work
  • What Is to Be Done? (also translated as What Then Must We Do?) (1886)
  • On Life (1887)
  • The Love of God and of One’s Neighbour (1889)
  • Supplementary essay for Timofei Bondarev‘s The Triumph of the Farmer or Industry and Parasitism (1888)
  • Why Do Men Intoxicate Themselves? (1890)
  • The First Step: on vegetarianism (1892)[2]
  • The Kingdom of God Is Within You (1893)
  • Non-Activity (1893)
  • The Meaning of Refusal of Military Service (1893)
  • Reason and Religion (1894)
  • Religion and Morality (1894)
  • Christianity and Patriotism (1894)
  • Non-Resistance: letter to Ernest H. Crospy (1896)
  • How to Read the Gospels (1896)
  • The Deception of the Church (1896)
  • Letter to the Liberals[3] (1898)
  • Christian Teaching (1898)
  • On Suicide (1900)
  • The Slavery of Our Times (1900)
  • Thou Shalt Not Kill (1900)
  • Reply to the Holy Synod (1901)
  • The Only Way (1901)
  • On Religious Toleration (1901)
  • What Is Religion and What is its Essence? (1902)
  • To the Orthodox Clergy (1903)
  • Thoughts of Wise Men (compilation; 1904)
  • The Only Need (1905)
  • The Grate Sin (1905)
  • A Cycle of Reading (compilation; 1906)
  • Do Not Kill (1906)
  • Love Each Other (1906)
  • An Appeal to Youth (1907)
  • The Law of Love and the Law of Violence (1908)[4]
  • The Only Command (1909)
  • A Calendar of Wisdom (Путь Жизни [Put’ Zhizni]; compilation; 1909)

Works on art and literature

  • The Works of Guy de Maupassant (1894)
  • What Is Art? (1897)
  • Art and Not Art (1897)
  • Shakespeare and the Drama (1909)

Pedagogical works

  • Articles from Tolstoy’s journal on education, “Yasnaya Polyana” (1861–1862)
  • A Primer (1872)
  • On Popular Instruction (1874)
  • A New Primer (1875)

War and Peace

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Top 10 Greatest Russian Writers of All Time

  1. Leo Tolstoy (1828 – 1910)
  2. Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821 – 1881)
  3. Nikolai Gogol (1809 – 1852)
  4. Ivan Bunin (1870 – 1953)
  5. Alexander Pushkin (1799 – 1837)
  6. Anton Chekhov (1860 – 1904)
  7. Mikhail Bulgakov (1891 – 1940)
  8. Vladimir Nabokov (1899 – 1977)
  9. Ivan Turgenev (1818 – 1883)
  10. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918 – 2008)

Leo Tolstoy Quotes

Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy or most often known as Leo Tolstoy in the Anglophone world, remains one of the best writers of all time. He began his carrier as a novelist and short story writer, but later in life he also wrote some plays and essays. His most celebrated works include ‘War and Peace’ and ‘Anna Karenina’. During different phases of his life, Tolstoy lived paradoxically. In his last days, he left home and became an ascetic, but soon died of pneumonia.

Fyodor Dostoevsky Quotes

Fyodor Dostoevsky, one of the greatest writers from Russia, wrote novels and short stories that explore aspects of human psychology. Graduated as a military engineer, he resigned in 1844 and joined a group of utopian socialists. He was later captured by the police and sent to Siberia. This is where the real writer was born. He described his time spent in the prison in three different novels,’ The House of Dead’, ‘The Insulted and the Injured,’ and ‘Winter Notes on Summer Impression’. Apart from this, his most famous work includes ‘The Idiot’ and ‘Crime and Punishment’.

Nicolai Gogol Quotes

The Ukrainian born dramatist, short story writer and novelist, Nicolai Gogol is best known for the portrayal of real life characters in all his writings. He started his writing career with short stories, and later got immensely fascinated with the history of Ukrainian. Ultimately he obtained all the requisite information from the department of history, Kiev University. Counted among one of the greatest Russian writers of all time, he also translated his learning later into a novel, Taras Bulba.

Ivan Bunin Quotes

The first Russian writer to be awarded with the Nobel Prize for Literature, Ivan Bunin was rightly considered by many as the heir to the legacy of realism by Tolstoy and Anton Chekov. His mostly widely acclaimed work includes short novels ‘The Village’ and the ‘Dry Valley’. His autobiographical account given in the novel ‘The Life of Arseniev’ was another of his works that became legendary and still inspire people all around the globe.

Alexander Pushkin Quotes

Alexander Pushkin rocked the Russian literary scenes with this romantic poets and novels. His first poem came at the tender age of 15, and soon he became a famous name in the Russian literature corridors. Being an emotional and sensitive person, he often gave into fights and duels. His fought almost 27 duels during his life. It was during one such duel against Georges Charles, who was trying to seduce his wife, that he lost his life.

Anton Chekhov Quotes

Anton Chekov, a physician by profession, was more inclined toward writing. He initially began to write only for financial gains but soon he became more ambitious about writing seriously, while also pursuing his medical practice. To the surprise of many, this shy lad, eventually conquered the world of short stories and even today his works are taught all over the globe.

Mikhail Bulgakov Quotes

One of the most controversial writers of his time, Mikhail Bulgakov, practiced medicine as early career but when he moved to Moscow, he discovered the writer in him and soon became famous for his satires on the social conditions of people in the Soviet Union. He displeased the administration with his work and that’s why all of his plays were banned, and his unpublished work confiscated.

Vladimir Nabokov Quotes

Vladimir Nabokov, most famously known for his novel ‘Lolita’, wrote in both Russian and English. His first 9 novels were in Russian, thereafter, he became more popular around the world, and so started writing novels in English. He wrote Lolita in English, and only after its huge success in Paris, he translated the book in Russian. One of the most seemingly controversial, and out of line novels, Lolita eventually attained the status of a classic and presented Nabokov as one of the greatest Russian writers of all time.

Ivan Turgenev Quotes

A contemporary with Leo Tolstoy and Alexander Pushkin, Ivan Turgenev remains widely acclaimed for his novel ‘Father and Sons’. He was also a short story writer and play writer. One of his most cherished short story collections is ‘Sportsman’s Collection’. Initially his work, Father and Son was denounced by people in Russia, which also led to his leaving the country, but today, it is considered as one of the best classics of all time.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Quotes

Historian, novelist, and dramatist, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, was a Russian writer who created awareness about the Gulag, the Soviet Union government agency that administered the labor camps, and the suppression of people living in such camps throughout the Soviet Union. Two of his most famous works include ‘The Gulag Archipelago’ and ‘One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich’.

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How Many Books did Aristotle write ?

30 Books

Aristotle's Works

  1. Categories
  2. History of Animals
  3. Metaphysics
  4. Meteorology
  5. Nicomachean Ethics
  6. On Dreams
  7. On Generation and Corruption
  8. On Interpretation
  9. On Longevity and Shortness of Life
  10. On Memory and Reminiscence
  11. On Prophesying by Dreams
  12. On Sense and the Sensible
  13. On Sleep and Sleeplessness
  14. On Sophistical Refutations
  15. On the Gait of Animals
  16. On the Heavens
  17. On the Motion of Animals
  18. On the Parts of Animals
  19. On the Soul (De anima)
  20. On Youth and Old Age. On Life and Death. On Breathing.
  21. Organon
  22. Physics
  23. Poetics
  24. Politics
  25. Posterior Analytics
  26. Prior Analytics
  27. Rhetoric
  28. The Athenian Constitution
  29. Topics
  30. Virtues and Vices

Aristotle Quotes about Education