Alexander Pushkin: A Celebration of Russia's Best-Loved Writer by A.D.P. Briggs - PDF and EPUB eBook

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Alexander Pushkin is Russia's greatest poet & a national hero. He expressed aspirations that Russians had not...

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Exact title of the book
Alexander Pushkin: A Celebration of Russia's Best-Loved Writer
Book author
A.D.P. Briggs
Book edition
Unknown Binding
Language
English
Published
January 1st 1999 by H A Z A R
File size (in PDF)
about 300 kB
Alexander Pushkin: A Celebration of Russia's Best-Loved Writer

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Alexander Pushkin is Russia's greatest poet & a national hero. He expressed aspirations that Russians had not expressed before, & made great literature out of the everyday life & language of the Russian people, preparing the ground for one of the world's greatest literary traditions. Here, many of the leading Pushkin scholars in the West describe their earliest encounters with Pushkin, explaining his influence on them personally & why they have devoted a substantial part of their working lives to this one writer.

This volume consists of 21 essays by the most celebrated Pushkin scholars. It clearly establishes why the allure of Pushkin is so strong & gives a fascinating insight into the importance of his work in a broader cultural context.