Lyrics Volume 1

Reading ➷ Lyrics Volume 1  Author Alexander Pushkin –
  • Paperback
  • 448 pages
  • Lyrics Volume 1
  • Alexander Pushkin
  • 24 June 2019
  • 9781847497314

About the Author: Alexander Pushkin

Aleksander PusjkinAlexander Sergeevich Pushkin was a Russian Romantic author who is considered to be the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature Pushkin pioneered the use of vernacular speech in his poems and plays, creating a style of storytelling mixing drama, romance, and satire associated with Russian literature ever since and greatly influencing later Russian writers.Born in Moscow, Pushkin published his first poem at the age of fifteen, and was widely recognized by the literary establishment by the time of his graduation from the Imperial Lyceum in Tsarskoe Selo Pushkin gradually became committed to social reform and emerged as a spokesman for literary radicals in the early 1820s he clashed with the government, which sent him into exile in southern Russia While under the strict surveillance of government censors and unable to travel or publish at will, he wrote his most famous play, the drama Boris Godunov, but could not publish it until years later His novel in verse, Eugene Onegin, was published serially from 1825 to 1832.Pushkin and his wife Natalya Goncharova, whom he married in 1831, later became regulars of court society In 1837, while falling into greater and greater debt amidst rumors that his wife had started conducting a scandalous affair, Pushkin challenged her alleged lover, Georges d Anth s, to a duel Pushkin was mortally wounded and died two days later.Because of his liberal political views and influence on generations of Russian rebels, Pushkin was portrayed by Bolsheviks as an opponent to bourgeois literature and culture and a predecessor of Soviet literature and poetry Tsarskoe Selo was renamed after him.

Lyrics Volume 1 The Founding Father Of Modern Russian Literature, Alexander Pushkin Has Exerted Through His Novel In Verse Eugene Onegin, His Plays, His Short Stories And His Narrative Poetry A Long Lasting Influence Well Beyond The Borders Of His Motherland A Slightly Lesser Known, But By No Mean Less Important Aspect Of His Writing Is His Vast Production Of Shorter Verse, A Genre At Which He Excelled And Arguably Still Remains Unsurpassed.This Volume, Part Of Alma S Series Of The Complete Poetic Works Of Alexander Pushkin, Collects The Poems Pushkin Wrote While Still A Young Student At The Imperial Lyceum In Tsarkoe Selo And Includes Such Early Gems As The Tear , The Singer And Note On A Hospital Wall , Each Presented In A Verse Translation Opposite The Original Russian Text Enriched With Notes, Pictures And An Appendix On Pushkin S Life And Works, This Will Be Essential Reading For Anyone Wishing To Delve Deeper Into The Russian Bard S Genius.

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