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Publisher: Semantron Press (January 29, 2015)
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ALEXANDER BLOK (1880–1921) is the best Russian poet after Pushkin and maybe the best poet of the twentieth century in any language. This quantity includes translations of 3 collections of Blok’s verse: Ante Lucem (1898–1900), Verses concerning the appealing woman (1901–1902), and Crossroads (1902–1904). those poems describe Blok’s visions of Sophia, the gorgeous girl, who seemed to him on the finish of the 19th century and the start of the 20 th. Sophia is the mysterious female precept in the back of all production; Blok calls her the Mysterious Maiden, the Empress of the Universe, the everlasting Bride, and he sees her within the blue sky and the sky jam-packed with stars in addition to within the dawns and sunsets of Russia.