Rosamund Bartlett is an author, translator and scholar. Her books include biographies of Tolstoy and Chekhov, and a study of Wagner’s influence on Russian thought. As a translator she has translated Anna Karenina for Oxford World’s Classics and published the first unexpurgated edition of Chekhov’s letters, as well as two anthologies of Chekhov’s short stories. In 2010 she was awarded the Chekhov 150th Anniversary Medal by the Russian Ministry of Culture in recognition of her educational and charitable work.
Books by Rosamund Bartlett
Interviews with Rosamund Bartlett
In Russia, it’s often fallen to writers to challenge conventions and speak the truth, says the translator and biographer Rosamund Bartlett. She makes a personal selection of some of the most exhilarating Russian short fiction.
Interviews where books by Rosamund Bartlett were recommended
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