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- DescriptionThe book is a credit to the press, a boon to everyone interested in Russian culture, and an important resource for teachers and students of Russian literature. -Library Journal ...a solid and conscientious piece of work, informed by discerning taste and learning. -Times Literary Supplement Smith's collection of contemporary Russian poetry should be useful to anyone with a serious interest in work produced during recent years both by poets living in the U.S.S.R. and by prominent Third Wave emigres...The introductory and biographical materials are excellent. -Publishers Weekly The work of twenty-three poets, living in Russia and abroad and writing during the period since 1975, is highlighted in this dual-language anthology. The book features an extraordinary cohort of talented poets, including Joseph Brodsky, Evgenii Rein, and Bella Akhmadulina. Notes, biographical sketches, a detailed bibliography, and an informative introduction make this an indispensable resource for teachers, students, and readers of modern Russian literature.
- Author BiographyGerald S. Smith is Professor of Russian at the University of Oxford and Fellow of New College, Oxford. He is author of Songs to Seven Strings: Russian Guitar Poetry and Soviet Mass Song, co-editor (with A. G. Cross) of Russian Literature in the Eighteenth Century, and translator of Alexander Galich, Songs and Poems.
- PublisherIndiana University Press
- Date of Publication22/05/1993
- SubjectPoetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
- Place of PublicationBloomington, IN
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintIndiana University Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight653 g
- Width3963 mm
- Height5969 mm
- Spine26 mm
- Edited byGerald S. Smith
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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