The little golden calf

a satiric novel
  • 402 Pages
  • 3.54 MB
  • English
F. Ungar Pub. Co. , New York
Statement[by] Ilya Ilf and Eugene Petrov. [Translated from the Russian by Charles Malamuth]
ContributionsPetrov, Evgeniĭ, 1903-1942, jt. auth.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.I25 Li7
The Physical Object
Pagination402 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5828984M
LC Control Number61017564

Anne O. Fisher's lively translation (the first since ) is copiously annotated, and includes an introduction by Alexandra Ilf, the daughter of one of the book's two co-authors. The Little Golden Calf is a true gem of Russian by: 7.

"On the heels of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall comes a new translation of one of the most beloved and quotable Russian classics—The Golden Calf by Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov. This is the first version based on the complete and uncensored original, which was first serialized inand, unlike the two very truncated incarnations that came before, finally /5(25).

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So many quotations from The Little Golden Calf have entered everyday Russian speech that it stands alongside the works of Griboyedov, Pushkin, and Gogol for its profound effect on Russian language and culture. The tale overflows with legendary literary episodes, offering a portrait of Russian life that is as funny and true today as it was when Brand: Russian Life Books.

The Little Golden Calf was published serially in the magazine 30 Days, in the Soviet Union, in It provided a satirical look at Soviet/Russian culture and life of the time. As such, Stalin's government The little golden calf book not look favorably on the work or its authors, and its publication in book form was delayed for several years/5.

Publications. Ilf and Petrov gained a The little golden calf book profile for their two satirical novels: The Twelve Chairs () and its sequel, The Little Golden Calf (). The two texts are connected by their main character, Ostap Bender, a con man in pursuit of elusive riches.

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This edition is the first unabridged, uncensored English translation, and is % true to the original serial publication. It resurrects the con man Ostap Bender, "the smooth operator," and follows him and his three hapless co-conspirators on a hilarious romp through the Soviet Russia /5(11).

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The Golden Calf brings back confidence man Ostap Bender from The Twelve Chairs, once again with ambitions for the great haul. He is not your typical Soviet hero -- indeed, the book is full of those critical of and with antipathy to the Soviet experiment.

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Their duo was known simply as Ilf and Petrov. Together they published two popular comedy novels The Twelve Chairs () and The Little Golden Calf (), as well as a satirical book One-storied America (often translated as Little Golden America) that documented their journey through the United States between and /5.

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The second novel about the adventures of the charming conman Ostap Bender, the sequel to The Twelve Chairs. In the provincial town of Arbatov, Bender, meets two small-time conmen — young and brash Shura Balaganov and old Mikhail Panikovsky, who make a living by pretending to be children of the Soviet revolutionary hero Lieutenant Schmidt.

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"Telenok" means "calf", end of story; "little" is an unnecessary intensifier and redundant in this case. The situation would have been different if the authors had used "telenochek". Any objections before I delete "little"?--Redisca24 July (UTC) In English, the book is called "The Little Golden Calf", so yes, objections.

Genre/Form: Satirical literature Satire Novels Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ilʹf, Ilʹi︠a︡, Little golden calf.The Golden Legacy National Author Tour: Golden Books Editorial Director Diane Muldrow and Children’s Historian Leonard Marcus visit bookstores and libraries for a series of talks about the iconic brand and its creators in honor of the publication of Golden Legacy—the ultimate coffee-table book for Little Golden Books collectors!Their main co-authored works were the novels Twelve Chairs and The Little Golden Calf, and the non-fiction work One-Storied America.

Ilf died of tuberculosis on the eve of Stalin's purges. Petrov died during the Second World War, while working as a war correspondent/5(10).