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In 1906, which Russian writers made the cut for world-class humorists?

March 15, 2012

The twelve are:

Khemnitser
Griboedov
Krylov
Davydov
Gogol’
Dostoevskii
Nekrasov
Turgenev
Saltykov-Shchedrin
Chekhov
Potapenko (!)
Gor’kii

Surprising omissions: Pushkin, Koz’ma Prutkov (or one of his creators)
Unsurprising omission: Lev Tolstoi

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. languagehat permalink
    July 20, 2020 8:08 am

    Answer below the fold

    I don’t see a fold…

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