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Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova

Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova - rev edition

Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova - rev edition

ISBN13: 9780939010271

ISBN10: 0939010275

Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova by Anna Andreevna Akhmatova - ISBN 9780939010271
Edition: REV 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Zephyr Press
Published: 1997
International: No
Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova by Anna Andreevna Akhmatova - ISBN 9780939010271

ISBN13: 9780939010271

ISBN10: 0939010275

Edition: REV 97

Summary

Initially published in 1990, when the New York Times Book Review named it one of fourteen ''Best Books of the Year,'' Judith Hemschemeyer's translation of The Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova is the definitive edition, and has sold over 13,000 copies, making it one of the most successful poetry titles of recent years.This reissued and revised printing features a new biographical essay as well as expanded notes to the poems, both by Roberta Reeder, project editor and author of Anna Akhmatova: Poet and Prophet (St. Martin's Press, 1994). Encyclopedic in scope, with more than 800 poems, 100 photographs, a historical chronology, index of first lines, and bibliography. The Complete Poems will be the definitive English language collection of Akhmatova for many years to come.