Contributors, v; Preface, ix; I Pushkin: The Queen of Spades (1834) W.J. Leatherbarrow, 1; II Lermontov: A Hero of our Time (1840) D.J. Richards, 15; III Gogol: The Greatcoat (1842) R.A. Peace, 27; IV Turgenev: Fathers and Sons (1862) A.D.P. Briggs, 41; V Dostoevsky: Notes from Underground (1864) Malcolm V. Jones, 55; VI Tolstoy: War and Peace (1865-69) C.R.S. Cockrell and D.J. Richards, 67; VII Chekhov: The Lady with the Dog (1899) C.R.S. Cockrell, 81; Recommended translations.
Roger Cockrell is Lecturer in Russian at Exeter University. The co-editor of Russian Views of Pushkin (1976), he is at present engaged on a study of the Soviet writer Alexander Fadeev. David Richards is Reader in Russian at Exeter University. His publications include "Zamyatin-A Soviet Heretic" (1962), "Soviet Chess" (1965), "The Penguin Book of Russian Short Stories" (1981) and "Long Ago" (1984), stories by Ivan Bunin, translated from Russian.