The Cambridge introduction to: Russian poetry

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Including examples from Russia's greatest poets, Michael Wachtel draws on three centuries of verse, from the beginnings of secular literature in the eighteenth century to the present day. The first part of his book is devoted to concepts such as versification, poetic language and tradition. In the second part he examines the ode, the elegy, love poetry, nature poetry and patriotic verse.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages166
ISBN (Electronic)9780511606700
ISBN (Print)0521004934, 9780521808811
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Arts and Humanities


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