ISBN13:978-0140186178 ISBN10: 0140186174 This edition has also been released as: ISBN13: 978-0140585582 ISBN10: 0140585583
Summary: Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966) is not only Russia's finest woman poet but perhaps the greatest in the history of Western culture. Selected Poems brings together all D. M. Thomas's acclaimed translations of Akhmatova's poems. It includes Requiem, her poem of the Stalinist Terror which 'belongs to a select number of sacred texts which, like American Indian dream-poems but for more sinister reasons, were considered too momentous, too truthful, to write down'; and Poem Witho
ut a Hero, described by Thomas as 'a superimposition of joyous, talented, light-hearted Petersburg upon tormented Leningrad - or vice versa Akhmatova's love poem to her city'.
Summary: Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966) is not only Russia's finest woman poet but perhaps the greatest in the history of Western culture. Selected Poems brings together all D. M. Thomas's acclaimed translations of Akhmatova's poems. It includes Requiem, her poem of the Stalinist Terror which 'belongs to a select number of sacred texts which, like American Indian dream-poems but for more sinister reasons, were considered too momentous, too truthful, to write down'; and Poem Without a Hero, described by Thomas as 'a superimposition of joyous, talented, light-hearted Petersburg upon tormented Leningrad - or vice versa Akhmatova's love poem to her city'. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:88 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Penguin Books, Inc. Published: 10/28/1992 International: No
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1992 Mass-market paperback Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Mass market (rack)...show more paperback. Glued binding. 160 p. Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics. *****PLEASE NOTE: This item is shipping from an authorized seller in Europe. In the event that a return is necessary, you will be able to return your item within the US. To learn more about our European sellers and policies see the BookQuest FAQ section***** ...show less
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