Selected Poems

Selected Poems

by Anna Akhmatova
     
 

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Anna Akhmatova is not only Russia's finest woman poet but perhaps the greatest in the history of Western culture. This volume brings together all of D. M. Thomas's acclaimed translations of Akhmatova's poems, including "Poem Without a Hero" and "Requiem," her poem of the Stalinist Terror.

Author Biography: Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966), the literary pseudonym of

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Anna Akhmatova is not only Russia's finest woman poet but perhaps the greatest in the history of Western culture. This volume brings together all of D. M. Thomas's acclaimed translations of Akhmatova's poems, including "Poem Without a Hero" and "Requiem," her poem of the Stalinist Terror.

Author Biography: Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966), the literary pseudonym of Anna Andreevna Gorenko, became famous after the publication of her second book of poems, Beads

D. M. Thomas is the author of the novel The White Hotel. He has translated works by Akhmatova and Pushkin.

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ISBN-13:
9780882331799
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA)
Publication date:
01/01/1976
Pages:
202

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