a book of russian verse translated into english by various hands?

Title: A book of Russian verse, translated into English by various hands
Author: Bowra, C.M.
Number Of Pages: 1943
Publication Date: 147
Quality: Excellent
Language: English
Format: .djvu
Size: 1.3mb

This is an anthology of Russian poetry from the 19th and early 20th centuries translated into English by various poets from the same period. Some of the translations are a work of true genius.

Here is a list of poets included in the anthology: Pushkin, Baratynsky, Tyutchev, Khomyakov, Koltsov, Lermontov, A.Tolstoy, Polonsky, Fet, Nekrasov, Maykov, Surikov, V.Solovyev, Annenski, Sologub, V.Ivanov, Balmont, Bryusov, Blok, Khodasevich, Gumilev, Akhmatova, Mandelstam, Pasternak, Esenin, Kazin, Mayakovsky.

In the preface C.M.Bowra says; “The aim of this book is to give a representative selection of short Russian poems in translations as faithful and as readable as can be found. In most cases, the versions follow not only the sense but the metres of the originals.”



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