Poems of Akhmatova by Anna Akhmatova

Poems of Akhmatova

Anna Akhmatova with Stanley Kunitz (Translator), Max Hayward (Translator)

192 pages first pub 1962 (editions)

nonfiction poetry reflective sad slow-paced


In her finely crafted translations Coffin has been uniquely successful in reproducing the directness and striking effects characteristic of Akhmatova's poetry, and she is the first to remain true to Akhmatova's rhyme and cadence. The poems are pre...

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dark 100%
emotional 80%
reflective 80%
challenging 40%
tense 40%
informative 20%
sad 20%


medium 75%
slow 25%

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