Russian Poets - Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Series - Peter Washington - Books - Random House USA Inc - 9780307269744 - May 12, 2009
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Russian Poets - Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Series

Peter Washington

Russian Poets - Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Series

Marc Notes: Translated from the Russian.; Sim. pub. in UK by Everyman's Library. Biographical Note: Peter Washington is the editor of many Everyman's Library Pocket Poet anthologies, including "Love Poems, Erotic Poems, Friendship Poems, "and "Poems of Mourning."Publisher Marketing: Russian poets have always been admired for the lyric and emotional intensity with which they forge private and public experience into verse, and this volume gathers together some of the best-loved, and most powerful and immediate poems from the greatest Russian poets of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Here is the work of Alexander Pushkin, Mikhail Lermontov, Alexander Blok, Andrei Bely, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Ivan Bunin, Osip Mandelstam, Anna Akhmatova, Marina Tsvetaeva, Boris Pasternak, and Joseph Brodsky, among many others. Arranged by theme--love, mortality, art, and the enduring mystery of Mother Russia herself--and presented in the best available translations, these poems will serve as both an introduction to the mastery of Russian poetry and a wide-ranging selection to be returned to again and again. Contributor Bio:  Washington, Peter Peter Washington is the author of "Madame Blavatsky's Baboon," He is the editor of several Everyman's Library Pocket Poet anthologies including "Love Poems" and" Friendship Poems,"

Media Books     Hardcover Book   (Book with hard spine and cover)
Released May 12, 2009
ISBN13 9780307269744
Publishers Random House USA Inc
Genre Cultural Region > Russia - Chronological Period > 19th Century - Chronological Period > 20th Century
Pages 256
Dimensions 112 × 168 × 18 mm   ·   232 g
Editor Washington, Peter

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