Eugene Onegin by Alexander PushkinEugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin

Eugene Onegin

byAlexander PushkinNotes byStanley MitchellIntroduction byStanley Mitchell

Paperback | November 25, 2008

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Still the benchmark of Russian literature 175 years after its first publication—now in a marvelous new translation

Pushkin's incomparable poem has at its center a young Russian dandy much like Pushkin in his attitudes and habits. Eugene Onegin, bored with the triviality of everyday life, takes a trip to the countryside, where he encounters the young and passionate Tatyana. She falls in love with him but is cruelly rejected. Years later, Eugene Onegin sees the error of his ways, but fate is not on his side. A tragic story about love, innocence, and friendship, this beautifully written tale is a treasure for any fan of Russian literature.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was born in Moscow in 1799. He was liberally educated and left school in 1817. Given a sinecure in the Foreign Office, he spent three dissipated years in St Petersburg writing light, erotic and highly polished verse. He flirted with several pre-Decembrist societies, composing the mildly revolutionary verse...
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Title:Eugene OneginFormat:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 7.79 × 5.09 × 0.69 inPublished:November 25, 2008Publisher:Penguin Publishing GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140448101

ISBN - 13:9780140448108

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great read! Watched the ballet and immediately got my hands on the Russian classic! Might be a pain for those not used to reading prose, but a fantastic and compelling narrative that kept my eyes rooted to the page.
Date published: 2017-03-23
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Ok This was ok but a bit slow for my taste
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A fine book. #plumreview A great read for fans of classic Russian literature.
Date published: 2016-12-10