Sasha the serf; and other stories of Russian life.

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Chekhov was a Russian who wrote short stories and plays. This is volume 13 in the Chekhov series. Stories included are: Love, Lights, A Story Without an End, Mari D'Elle, A Loving Chattel, The Doctor, Too Early, The Cossack, Aborigines, An Inquiry, Martyrs, The Lion and the Sun, A Daughter of Albion, Choristers, Nerves, A Work of Art, A Joke, A Country 4/5.

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“Good-bye, dear Sasha,” [Nadya] thought, and before her mind rose the vista of a new, wide, spacious life, and that life, still obscure and full of mysteries beckoned her and attracted her. She went upstairs to her own room to pack, and next morning said good-bye to her family, and full of life and high spirits left the town—as she Brand: Barnes & Noble.

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Her heroes are sincere, natural an. Four Russian Serf Narratives contains four of these accounts and is the first translated collection of autobiographies by serfs. Scholar and translator John MacKay brings to light for an English-language audience a diverse sampling of Russian serf narratives, ranging from an autobiographical poem to stories of adventure and escape.

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Stories also abound of the sadistic behavior of serfs in charge of other serfs. For all the torment the peasant population of Russia endured, these servants could be inconceivably brutal in their own rite.

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This is a translation of one of very few Russian serfs' memoirs. Savva Purlevskii recollects his life in Russian serfdom and life of his grandparents, parents, and fellow villagers. He describes family and communal life and the serfs' daily interaction with landlords and authorities.

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It depends on the epoch. Prior to the adoption of the Assembly Laws (Sobornoye ulozhenie) inmost peasants were personally free, although peasants living on feudal lords' lands had a legal obligation to transfer a certain part of their product to the landowner and were not permitted to leave the land before fulfilling their who did would be forcibly returned to.

The book has had the great advantage of being carefully revised by his wife, the Countess S. Tolstoy, who both verbally and in writing has rendered me most valuable assistance. I owe sincere thanks also to my friend P. Birukóf, Tolstoy's Russian biographer.

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