Russian poets and poems, classics and moderns, with an introduction on Russian versification.
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Russian poets and poems, classics and moderns, with an introduction on Russian versification.

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Poets, Russian,
  • Russian poetry -- Translations into English,
  • English poetry -- Translations from Russian,
  • Russian language -- Versification

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LC ClassificationsPG3237 E5 J3
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15311861M

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Russian poets and poems: "classics" and "moderns", with an introduction on Russian versification.   Robert Chandler is an acclaimed poet and translator. His many translations from Russian include works by Aleksandr Pushkin, Nikolay Leskov, Vasily Grossman, and Andrey Platonov; his anthologies Russian Short Stories from Pushkin to Buida and Russian Magic Tales are both published by Penguin Classics. Irina Mashinski is a bilingual poet and co-founder of the StoSvet literary project/5(16). "Whether romantic, realistic, surreal, mocking or blackly comic, poetry has been at the heart of Russian life and culture for centuries. This new anthology presents the best of Russian verse, from the 'Golden Age' of Pushkin and his contemporaries, through the symbolist Alexander Blok and twentieth-century masters such as Osip Mandelstam and Marina Tsvetaeva, and on to lesser-known and modern.   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/5.

Though we are most familiar with its novelists and short-story writers, the glory of Russian literature to Russians is their poetry. It did not suddenly begin with Pushkin, however, but goes back to the eleventh century, when the Byzantine influence combined with old Slavonic to create highly literate tales — part prose, part poetry — that urged Kievan unity in the face of Turkic invasion. Prominent Moscow poet Evgeny Bunimovich selected representative work from forty-four living Russian poets born after to be translated and published in this bilingual edition. The collection ranges from the mordant post-Soviet irony of Igor Irteniev to the fresh voices of poets like Marianna Geide and Anna Russ—young women just beginning to make themselves heard.3/5(1). Fishpond Australia, The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry by Robert Chandler (Edited) Irina Mashinski (Edited)Buy. Books online: The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry, , There is another Listopia List on Russian Writers, which includes playwrights, poets and short story writers. I was hoping to raise awareness of the options for those seeking to read great Russian novels, a genre in which the Russians excel. I certainly value your recommendations, Richard. Please stay in touch. Cordially, David.

Russian formalism Russian formalism advocated a ‘scientific’ method for studying poetic language. Russian formalists saw poetry as something that can be mechanically taken in order to reveal devices that make it up. The formalists believed that poetry was made up of . Russian poets and poems, "classics" and "moderns", with an introduction on Russian versification;.   J. Kates, a poet, a literary translator and the co-director of Zephyr Press, is the author of three chapbooks of his own poetry and a dozen books of translation from French and Russian. A former president of the American Literary Translators Association, he has also collaborated on four books of Latin American s: 2. with an introduction on Russian versification ; by Mme. N. Jarintzov, with a preface by Jane Harrison.