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Wondrous Moment: Selected Poetry of Alexander Pushkin Paperback – October 20, 2008
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Not so this collection, whose poems sing and fly with a distinctive 19th century flavor. I don't speak Russian but I am a poet and I recognize the artistry of the work here. The translator is fluent in rhyme and the poems are clear and well rendered. I will leave it for Russian scholars to determine the accuracy of the words.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
A good select sample of Pushkin's poetry for one who is unfamiliar with this Russian literary giant. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Al-Radaniya
)Again, not being able to read the Russian, I can only go by the translation--the poetry seems very much of its time, somewhat pedestrian Romantic verse. Read morePublished 9 months ago by David Anthony Sam
For a poor soul like me that doesn't speak Russian but feels an inexplicable affection towards that literature, to find a nice, unrealistically faithful translation is an... Read morePublished 10 months ago by flor