The Bronze Horseman: Selected Poems of Alexander Pushkin

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Viking Press, 1982 - Russian poetry - 261 pages
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Provides a representative sampling of Pushkin's narrative poems, plays in verse, and shorter lyrics

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A Pushkin classic, he leaves the reader questioning who to support. The Horseman (Emperor Peter), who modernized Russia and made Petrograd/St. Petersburg a reality? Or Yevgeny, who suffers from the ... Read full review


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Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin, one of Russian's greatest poets, was born in Moscow on June 6, 1799. He studied Latin and French literature at the Lyceum. Pushkin was often in conflict with the government and was kept under surveillance for much of his later life. He was also exiled for a period of time. His works include Eugene Onegin and Ruslan and Ludmila. Pushkin died on February 10, 1837 in St. Petersburg of a wound received during a duel protecting the honor of his wife.

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