Talk:Andrei Sinyavsky

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Professor[edit]

  • Is "Professor of the Sorbonne" a proper title, or is "Professor" meant generically here? I'm wondering if "Professor" ought to be capitalized. Cobra libre 18:54, 18 Nov 2004 (UTC)

*Where is the his birthplace? --Sheynhertzגעשׁ״ך 05:50, 3 February 2006 (UTC)

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Books by Nina Voronel[edit]

According to books by Nina Voronel who knew Sinayvskiy family very well, Sinyavsky agreed to collaborate with KGB soon after his arrest (there are also publications by Khmelnitsky). I hate to include such things in this article, but probably someone will do it sooner or later...Biophys 04:17, 23 October 2007 (UTC)

Volokhonsky and Pevear[edit]

In such a short article it seems ludicrous to have the longest single section be on a topic completely irrelevant to the subject of the article, namely his being "the catalyst for the formation of an important Russian-English translation team: Larissa Volokhonsky and Richard Pevear, who have translated a number of works by Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoyevski, Nikolai Gogol, Anton Chekhov, and Mikhail Bulgakov." That should be, if anything, a footnote to a much longer article. As it stands, it's just Pevear/Volokhonsky fanboyism run wild. Languagehat (talk) 15:58, 8 September 2013 (UTC)

Bibliography[edit]

The page omits the book "The Russian Intelligentsia", likely his last work since published in 1997 (Columbia University Press) — Preceding unsigned comment added by Ammet88 (talkcontribs) 02:50, 5 November 2015 (UTC)

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