Poems of Anna Andreevna Akhmatova

Poems of Anna Andreevna Akhmatova by Anna Andreevna Akhmatova 0393300145 9780393300147
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Ever since her death in 1966 Anna Akhmatova has been recognized as the greatest modern Russian poet. A rich and representative selection of Akhmatovas work?rom her poignant, deeply personal love poems to her haunting laments for the martyrs of the Stalinist purges?as been newly translated by the American poet Lyn Coffin. In her finely crafted translations Coffin has been uniquely successful in reproducing the directness and striking effects characteristic of Akhmatovas poetry, and she is the first to remain true to Akhmatovas rhyme and cadence. The poems are prefaced by a thoughtful introduction by the poet Joseph Brodsky, a friend of Akhmatova in her later years.

Author: Anna Andreevna Akhmatova

Language: English

Edition: 8th

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 136

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Publication Date: 1983-04-17


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