Eugene Onegin by Alexander PushkinEugene Onegin by Alexander Pushkin

Eugene Onegin

byAlexander PushkinTranslated byWalter Arndt

Paperback | January 16, 2009

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This is the widely acclaimed translation of one of the outstanding and seminal works of Russian literature. Pushkin's "novel in verse" has influenced Russian prose as well as poetry for more than a century. By turns brilliant, entertaining, romantic, and serious, it traces the development of a young Petersburg dandy as he deals with life and love. Influenced by Byron, Pushkin reveals the nature of his heroes through the emotional colorations found in their witty remarks, nature descriptions, and unexpected actions, all conveyed in stanzas of sonnet length (a form which became known as the Onegin Stanza), faithfully reproduced by Walter Arndt in this Bollingen Prize translation. This edition also includes an extensive introduction, notes, and four essays on the poem.
Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin, one of Russian's greatest poets, was born in Moscow on June 6, 1799. He studied Latin and French literature at the Lyceum. Pushkin was often in conflict with the government and was kept under surveillance for much of his later life. He was also exiled for a period of time. His works include Eugene Onegin ...
Title:Eugene OneginFormat:PaperbackDimensions:244 pages, 8 × 5.45 × 0.68 inPublished:January 16, 2009Publisher:Overlook PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0875011063

ISBN - 13:9780875011066

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