Two centuries of Russian verse

an anthology from Lomonosov to Voznesensky.
  • 332 Pages
  • 2.16 MB
  • English
Random House , New York
Russian poetry -- Translations into English., English poetry -- Translations from Rus
Other titles2 centuries of Russian verse
StatementEdited, with an introd. and notes, by Avraham Yarmolinsky. Translations from the Russian by Babette Deutsch.
GenreTranslations into English., Translations from Russian.
ContributionsDeutsch, Babette, 1895-
The Physical Object
Paginationlxxv, 332 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22904323M
LC Control Number66010992

I know the translations in this book are by one of the most acclaimed poets of the last century. I was disapointed by this book. To be blunt. i found the translations to be boring.

IF the reader is looking for a book of Russian poems in translation, I recommend(5 stars) An Age Ago by Alan Myers/5(14). Get this from a library. Two centuries of Russian verse: an anthology, from Lomonosov to Voznesensky.

[Avrahm Yarmolinsky; Babette Deutsch;] -- More than selections from 82 poets, ranging from such poets as Pushkin to the contemporary Yevtuskenko.

Click to read more about Two Centuries of Russian Verse: An Anthology From Lomonosov to Voznesensky por Avarahm (editor) Yarmolinsky. LibraryThing is a. Clearly, the syllabo-tonic system is a convention, highly artificial, but one that has served well for two centuries of Russian poetry.

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