Akhmatova: Poems by Anna Akhmatova

Akhmatova: Poems

Anna Akhmatova with D. M. Thomas (Translator)

256 pages first pub 1962 (editions)

nonfiction poetry reflective sad slow-paced


A legend in her own time both for her brilliant poetry and for her resistance to oppression, Anna Akhmatova--denounced by the Soviet regime for her "eroticism, mysticism, and political indifference"--is one of the greatest Russian poets of the twe...

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tense 40%
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