Poem Without a Hero: And Selected Poems by Anna AkhmatovaPoem Without a Hero: And Selected Poems by Anna Akhmatova

Poem Without a Hero: And Selected Poems

byAnna AkhmatovaTranslated byLenore Mayhew, William McNaughton

Paperback | July 31, 1989

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Anna Akhmatova, one of the great poets of our century, has, like all Russian poets, proved difficult to translate. These distinctive versions of a broad selection of her work capture her plainness and directness while searching out an analog to her music in the careful and subtle music of American free verse. The result is not a replication of Akhmatova's style but a complement to it that often startles and gratifies with a starkness and beauty all its own.

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Anna Akhmatova, 1889 - 1966 Poet Anna Akhmatova was born in 1889 in Bolshoy Fontan near Odessa, Ukraine and was the daughter of a naval engineer. She attended a girls' gymnasium in Tsarskoe Selo, Smolnyi Institute in St. Petersburg, Fundukleevskaia gymnasium (1906), law school (1907), and then moved to St. Petersburg to study literatur...
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Title:Poem Without a Hero: And Selected PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:196 pages, 7.46 × 4.9 × 0.56 inPublished:July 31, 1989Publisher:OBERLIN COLLEGE PRESS

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ISBN - 10:0932440509

ISBN - 13:9780932440501

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Table of Contents

Introduction
from Evening
from Rosary
from White Flock
from Plantain
from Anno Domini MCMXXI
Requiem
from Reed
Miscellaneous Poems 1940-1942
Poem Without a Hero
Miscellaneous Poems 1943-1946
Miscellaneous Poems 1957-1964
Notes to the Introduction
Notes on the Poems