This specific ISBN edition is currently not available.View all copies of this ISBN edition:
This is the widely acclaimed translation of Russian literature's most seminal work. Pushkin's "novel in verse" has influenced Russian prose as well as poetry for more than a century. By turns brilliant, entertaining, romantic and serious, it traces the development of a young Petersburg dandy as he deals with life and love. Influeneced by Byron, Pushkin reveals the nature of his heroes through the emotional colorations found in their witty remarks, nature descriptions, and unexpected actions, all conveyed in stanzas of sonnet length (a form which became known as the Onegin Stanza), faithfully reproduced by Walter Arndt inthis Bollingen Prize translation.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Alexander Pushkin was born in Moscow in 1799. He was exiled for his liberal views on serfdom and autocracy, but this allowed him the freedom to write some of his greatest works, including the novel in verse Eugene Onegin. He died in 1837 after being fatally wounded in a duel.Language Notes:
Text: English, Russian (translation)
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Penguin Classics, 1995. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0140443940
Book Description Penguin Classics, 1979. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0140443940
Book Description Penguin Classics. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0140443940 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0028113