Lydia Chukovskaia
Lydia Chukovskaia

Lydia Chukovskaia

March 11 (24), 1907, St. Petersburg - February 8, 1996, Moscow

A prose writer and poet, memoirist, professional editor and literary critic. Daughter of Kornei Chukovsky. Under the penname Aleksei Uglov, in 1920-1930s Chukovskaia published several books for children. Her novella Sofia Petrovna - the only known work of fiction about the Great Terror - was written in the immediate aftermath of the events. It was first published in Paris under a modified title (The Deserted House, to echo a line from Anna Akhmatova's Requiem) in 1965, and almost simultaneously serialized in New York in Novyi Zhurnal (vols. 83-84). Her second novella Going Under appeared in New York in 1972. Apart from her scholarly works, no other

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The Deserted House
Lydia Chukovskaya. Opustelyi dom [The Deserted House]. Cover design by Yuri Annenkov. Paris: Librarie de Cinq Continents, 1965.

The Deserted House

Lydia Chukovskaya. Opustelyi dom [The Deserted House]. Cover design by Yuri Annenkov. Paris: Librarie de Cinq Continents, 1965.
Sofia Petrovna
Lydia Chukovskaia. Sofia Petrovna // Novyi Zhurnal 83 (1966) and 84 (1966).

Sofia Petrovna

Lydia Chukovskaia. Sofia Petrovna // Novyi Zhurnal 83 (1966) and 84 (1966).
The Deserted House
Lydia Chukovskaya. The Deserted House. Tr. by Aline B. Werth. New York: Dutton, 1967.

The Deserted House

Lydia Chukovskaya. The Deserted House. Tr. by Aline B. Werth. New York: Dutton, 1967.
Going Under
Lydia Chukovskaia. Spusk pod vodu [Going Under]. New York: Izdatel'stvo imeni Chekhova, 1972.

Going Under

Lydia Chukovskaia. Spusk pod vodu [Going Under]. New York: Izdatel'stvo imeni Chekhova, 1972.
Open Word
Lydia Chukovskaia. Otkrytoe slovo [Open Word]. New York: Khronika, 1976.

Open Word

Lydia Chukovskaia. Otkrytoe slovo [Open Word]. New York: Khronika, 1976.
Notes on Anna Akhmatova. Vol. 1. 1938-1941
Lydia Chukovskaia. Notes on Anna Akhmatova. Vol. 1. 1938-1941. Paris: YMCA-Press, 1976.

Notes on Anna Akhmatova. Vol. 1. 1938-1941

Lydia Chukovskaia. Notes on Anna Akhmatova. Vol. 1. 1938-1941. Paris: YMCA-Press, 1976.
On This Side of Death
Lydia Chukovskaia. Po etu storonu smerti (iz dnevnika 1936-1976) [On This Side of Death. From the Diary, 1936-1976]. Paris: YMCA-Press, 1978.

On This Side of Death

Lydia Chukovskaia. Po etu storonu smerti (iz dnevnika 1936-1976) [On This Side of Death. From the Diary, 1936-1976]. Paris: YMCA-Press, 1978.
The Deserted House
Lydia Chukovskaya. The Deserted House. Tr. by Aline B. Werth, with an introduction by Alexis Klimoff. Belmont, MA: Nordland, 1978.

The Deserted House

Lydia Chukovskaya. The Deserted House. Tr. by Aline B. Werth, with an introduction by Alexis Klimoff. Belmont, MA: Nordland, 1978.
The Process of Exclusion
Lydia Chukovskaia. Protsess iskliucheniia (ocherk literaturnykh nravov) [The Process of Exclusion (A Sketch of Literary Mores)]. Cover design by Arcady. Paris: YMCA-Press, 1979.

The Process of Exclusion

Lydia Chukovskaia. Protsess iskliucheniia (ocherk literaturnykh nravov) [The Process of Exclusion (A Sketch of Literary Mores)]. Cover design by Arcady. Paris: YMCA-Press, 1979.
Notes on Anna Akhmatova. Vol. 2. 1952-1962
Lydia Chukovskaia. Notes on Anna Akhmatova. Vol. 2. 1952-1962. Paris: YMCA-Press, 1980.

Notes on Anna Akhmatova. Vol. 2. 1952-1962

Lydia Chukovskaia. Notes on Anna Akhmatova. Vol. 2. 1952-1962. Paris: YMCA-Press, 1980.
In Memory of Childhood
Lydia Chukovskaia. Pamiati detstva [In Memory of Childhood]. With an afterword by Efim Etkind. New York: Chalidze Publications, 1983.

In Memory of Childhood

Lydia Chukovskaia. Pamiati detstva [In Memory of Childhood]. With an afterword by Efim Etkind. New York: Chalidze Publications, 1983.