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Intimations: Selected Poetry by Anna Akhmatova

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Description for Intimations: Selected Poetry by Anna Akhmatova Paperback. A broad collection of Akhmatova's poetry from the earlier period of her career, plus a more constrained selection of poems from later years Editor(s): Platt, Kevin M. F. Translator(s): Falen, James E. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: DCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 147 x 9. Weight in Grams: 228.
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Anna Akhmatova (1889–1966) was a skilled love poet who, through no choice of her own, became a witness to mass violence, a widely recognized exemplar of endurance and moral strength, and finally a symbol of Russian national resilience. At the start of her career, during the final years of the Russian Empire, Akhmatova was a cultural celebrity who fascinated a generation not only with her poetry but also with the drama that she created around herself.
After the revolution of 1917, she was attacked as a ... Read more

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About Anna Akhmatova
James E. Falen is professor emeritus of Russian at the University of Tennessee. He has translated Alexander Pushkin’s novel in verse, Eugene Onegin, as well as Boris Godunov and Other Dramatic Works. Kevin M. F. Platt teaches Russian and comparative literature at the University of Pennsylvania and is the coeditor of Epic Revisionism: Russian History and Literature as Stalinist Propaganda. ... Read more

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