Anna Akhmatova: Her Poetry

Anna Akhmatova: Her Poetry

by David Wells

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Anna Akhmatova: Her Poetry by David Wells

This superb introduction to the work of the famous Russian poet Anna Akhmatova (1886-1966) begins with an account of her life in pre-revolutionary St. Petersburg and Stalinist Russia, and focuses principally on her poetry. Incorporating all recent scholarship, the author traces the way in which Akhmatova's work reflects the tumultuous times in which she lived, and her emergence as the spokeswoman of her generation, to provide a long overdue account of her entire career.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781859730997
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 11/28/1996
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.43(d)

About the Author

David Wells is Librarian, at Curtin University of Technology, Perth.

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