Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin
Publisher: Bristol Classical Press (January 1, 1998)
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40 years after Pushkin's demise, Dostoyevsky wrote: 'Everything now we have comes from Pushkin'. this can be no exaggeration. while Pushkin began writing, Russian poetry used to be both composed from the lofty, solemn language of the previous Church Slavonic, or from parts of French and German poetry, with a attribute abundance of barbarism and cliché. Pushkin solid apart the traditional poetic language of his time, stripping it of pompous elaborations and incorporating into his paintings daily phrases and expressions that his predecessors had considered as vulgarisms. this alteration revitalised the Russian literary language and opened the best way for a brand new iteration of poets to test additional with new kinds and topic matter.This publication strains the advance of Pushkin's verse from the Romantic poetry of his early life to the extra mature and unique type of his later works. With prose translations on the foot of every web page, John Fennell's choice is designed to attract the final reader in addition to the scholar of Russian language.