Penguin Book Of Russian Poetry

Russia has a great and proud literary tradition. This comprehensive anthology collects the very best of Russian poetry and traces the history from the 'Golden Age' of Pushkin to the modern era. The Penguin book of Russian poetry offers one of the most impressive collections of Russian poetry in English, with excellent translations which lose none of the magic of the originals. This product has been discontinued. See the Related Products below or email and we can suggest something similar which you may also like.
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No. of Pages 572
No. of Illustrations Text
Dimensions 12.7 x 19.8cm
Fabric & material Paperback
SKU 02085451

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This fine collection features works by many celebrated Russia writers, and introduces lesser known, but equally talented others. It includes: Aleksandr Pushkin, Nikolay Leskov, Vasily Grossman, Andrey Platonov, Osip Mandelstam, Anna Akhmatova, Georgy Ivanov and Varlam Shalamov.

This edition also includes a general introduction from Robert Chandler, a chronology and individual introductions for each poet.