A Short Life of Pushkin

Author(s): Robert Chandler
Original Publish Date: Sep 12, 2017
Product Number: EB00692756
Released: Sep 12, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781782273455
Publisher: Pushkin Press
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A short yet fascinating account of Russia's most celebrated writer. In Robert Chandler's exquisite biography, literary giant Alexander Pushkin, lauded as the Russian Shakespeare, is examined as writer, lover and public figure. Chandler explores his relationship to politics and provides a fascinating glimpse of the turbulent history Pushkin lived through. The book acts as a succinct guide to anybody trying to understand Russia's most celebrated literary figure and also illuminates the wider historical and political context of early nineteenth-century Russia.

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