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Anna Akhmatova: Poet and Prophet

Akhmatova, Anna]; Reeder, Roberta

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ISBN 10: 0312112416 / ISBN 13: 9780312112417
Published by St. Martin's Press, New York, 1994
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Cloth-backed paper over boards; full-color illustrated dust jacket; pp. 619, plus two sections of b/w photo-illustrated plates. An excellent resource, with extensive notes, bibliography, and index. First Edition, First Printing, with complete number line. Bookseller Inventory # R5485

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Title: Anna Akhmatova: Poet and Prophet

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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A definitive biography, ten years in the making, of Russia's greatest twentieth-century woman poet recounts her aristocratic childhood in St. Petersburg, her reputation for clairvoyance, her influential innovations in the art of poetry, her abuse by Stalin, and more.

About the Author:

Roberta Reeder has devoted much of her life to the study of Russian culture. She has published The Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova and Russian Folk Lyrics and has written over forty articles on Russian culture. She also adapted Akhmatova s narrative poem, Poem without a Hero, as a dance-drama with music by Alexander and Ivan Tcherepnin at the Theater Institute in Giessen, Germany. She has taught at major institutions such as Harvard and Yale as well as at the university in Marburg, Germany and the former Bauhaus in Weimaer, Germany. As Artistic Director of Ensemble Theater of Cambridge, she organized many concerts, art exhibitions, film series, and symposiums on East European culture. She is currently doing research and teaching at the University of Venice and the Conservatory Benedetto Marcello, as well as organizing concerts and films series in Venice, Italy.

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