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Anna Akhmatova; Judith Hemschemeyer
Fine Leather Binding Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova Soviet Era Russian Poetry
Boston, MA: Zephyr Press, 1990. When ordering from the US, parcels may be subject to import tax and duty charges, which the buyer is responsible to pay.Fine Leather Binding Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova Soviet Era Russian Poetry This product data sheet is originally written in English. Leather. Large 8vo. Zephyr Press, Boston, MA. 1990. Two Volumes. 1500 pages. Illustrated with frontispiece and more than 800 poems. Updated and expanded edition. Slipcased in red cloth. Bound in 1/2 red leather and matching red cloth with titles and raised bands present to the spine. Boards have light wear present to the extremities of the boards. No ownership marks present. Text is clean and free of marks. Binding tight and solid. These two fat volumes, a 100th-anniversary tribute to the great Russian poet Akhmatova (1889-1966), are clearly a labor of love. Editor Reeder's book-length introduction is a meticulous, well-documented account of the poet's life and poetry through the ebullience of modernist Petersburg, the grim deprivation of two world wars and the 1917 revolutions, the poverty and repression (including the repeated imprisonment of her son) of the interwar years and the vicious official attacks after World War II, and the last years of international honors. This life has made Akhmatova emblematic both of the unbowed intelligentsia and of the unsung heroism of millions of Russian women. The second volume begins with two impressionistic essays by Akhmatova's disciple, the Soviet poet Anatoly Naiman, and distinguished expatriate writer Sir Isaiah Berlin's account of his two meeti … [Click Below for Full Description]
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