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Boris Pasternak

Author, Poet (10-Feb-1890 — 30-May-1960)


Christopher Barnes. Boris Pasternak: A Literary Biography: Volume I, 1890-1928. Cambridge University Press. 1989, 1998. 512pp. 509pp. Volume I, 1890-1928; Volume II, 1928-1960.

Catherine Ciepiela. The Same Solitude: Boris Pasternak and Marina Tsvetaeva. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press. 2006.

J. W. Dyck. Boris Pasternak. New York: Twayne. 1972. 206pp.

Lazar Fleishman. Boris Pasternak: The Poet and His Politics. Harvard University Press. 1990. 359pp.

Anna Kay France. Boris Pasternak's Translations of Shakespeare. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press. 1978. 277pp.

Henry Gifford. Pasternak: A Critical Study. Cambridge University Press. 1977. 280pp.

Ronald Hingley. Pasternak: A Biography. 1983. 303pp.

Olga Ivinskaya. Translated by Max Hayward. A Captive of Time: My Years With Pasternak. New York: Doubleday. 1978. 462pp.

Peter Levi. Boris Pasternak. London: Hutchinson. 1990. 310pp.

Guy de Mallac. Boris Pasternak: His Life and Art. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press. 1981. 450pp.

Elliott Mossman (editor). Translated by Elliott Mossman; Margaret Wettlin. The Correspondence of Boris Pasternak and Olga Freidenberg, 1910-1954. London: Secker & Warburg. 1982. 365pp.

Katherine Tiernan O'Connor. Boris Pasternak's My Sister: Life: The Illusion of Narrative. Ardis. 1989. 207pp.

Boris Pasternak. I Remember: Sketch for an Autobiography. New York: Pantheon. 1959.

Mary F. Rowland; Paul Rowland. Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago. Southern Illinois University Press. 1968. 216pp.

Larissa Rudova; James Hardi. Understanding Boris Pasternak. University of South Carolina Press. 1997. 211pp.

Larissa Rudova. Pasternak's Short Fiction and the Cultural Vanguard. Peter Lang. 1994. 167pp.

Munir Sendich. Boris Pasternak: A Reference Guide. New York: G. K. Hall & Company. 1994. 376pp.

Justin Weir. The Author as Hero: Self and Tradition in Bulgakov, Pasternak, and Nabokov. Northwestern University Press. 2002. 147pp.

Susanna Witt. Creating Creation: Readings of Pasternak's Doktor Zhivago. Stockholm, Sweden: Almqvist & Wiksell International. 2000. 157pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.581)

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.547)

  7. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.160)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1130)

  9. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.185)

  10. Twentieth Century Authors, First Supplement (p.756)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.780)

  12. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (pp.555-56)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.387)

  14. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.246)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.41)

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