Pushkin’s poems, English Translation of Pushkin, Eugene Onegin, English version Yevgeny Onegin and other poems
If anyone asks you how the perfect satisfaction of all our sexual wanting will look, lift your face and say, Like this. When someone mentions the gracefulness
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Mowlana Jalaluddin Rumi. We are as the flute, and the music in us is from thee; we are as the mountain and the echo in us is from thee.
Anna Akhmatova – Selected Poems in downloadable English translation
Poetry (the term derives from a variant of the Greek term, poiesis, “making”) is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning.
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Dead Souls: Dead Souls, novel by Nikolay Gogol, published in Russian as Myortvye dushi in 1842. This picaresque work, considered one of the world’s finest satires, traces the adventures of the landless social-climbing Pavel Ivanovich Chichikov, a dismissed civil servant out to seek his fortune.
Mikhail Lermontov was descended from George Learmont, a Scottish officer who entered the Russian service in the early th century. His literary fame began with a poem on the death of Pushkin, full of angry invective against the court circles ; for this Lermontov, a Guards officer, was courtmartialled and temorarily transferred to the
Aleksandr Pushkin is, by common agreement — at least among his own compatriots — the greatest of all Russian writers. The major part of his lyrical poetry was written between 1820 and 1830, but some of his poetical masterpieces were composed in the last seven years of his life, when he was turning his attention to prose.