New PDF release: A Commentary to Pushkin’s Lyric Poetry, 1826–1836

By Michael Wachtel

ISBN-10: 0299285448

ISBN-13: 9780299285449

Alexander Pushkin’s lyric poetry—much of it recognized to Russians through heart—is the cornerstone of the Russian literary culture, but formerly there was no distinctive observation of it in any language.

    Michael Wachtel’s booklet, designed in case you can learn Russian conveniently yet no longer natively, presents the old, biographical, and cultural context had to savour the paintings of Russia’s maximum poet. each one access starts off with a concise precis highlighting the main information regarding the poem’s starting place, subtexts, and poetic shape (meter, stanzaic constitution, and rhyme scheme). In line-by-line style, Wachtel then elucidates points probably to problem non-native readers: archaic language, colloquialisms, and weird diction or syntax. the place proper, he addresses political, non secular, and folkloric issues.

    Pushkin’s verse has attracted generations of fabulous interpreters. the aim of this statement isn't really to provide a brand new interpretation, yet to provide adequate linguistic and cultural contextualization to make educated interpretation possible.

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