[Read online The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry] Ebook ↠ Robert Chandler


10 thoughts on “[Read online The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry] Ebook ↠ Robert Chandler

  1. says: read & download ì eBook or Kindle ePUB ß Robert Chandler Robert Chandler ß 3 characters [Read online The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry] Ebook ↠ Robert Chandler

    [Read online The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry] Ebook ↠ Robert Chandler free download The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry In this expansive anthology Robert Chandler summarises the past three hundred years of Russian poetry into a surprisingly tight 528 pages Beginning with Gavrila Derzhavin and ending with Marina Boroditskaya sixty six Russian poets grace the pages of this book all of whom sit around a rotunda at the centre of wh

  2. says: read & download ì eBook or Kindle ePUB ß Robert Chandler Robert Chandler ß 3 characters [Read online The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry] Ebook ↠ Robert Chandler

    [Read online The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry] Ebook ↠ Robert Chandler Robert Chandler ß 3 characters ChronologyIntroduction The Eighteenth Century Gavrila Derzhavin 1743 1816 God To Rulers and Judges On the Death of Prince Meshchersky The Waterfall extract Monument To Eugene Life at Zvanka extract On TransienceIvan Krylov 1769 1844 The Donkey and the Nightingale The Geese Going to Market The Fly and the Travellers The Hind and the Hermit The Kite and the Butterfly The Lion's Share The Peasants and the River The Prodigal and the Swallow T

  3. says: Robert Chandler ß 3 characters read & download ì eBook or Kindle ePUB ß Robert Chandler [Read online The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry] Ebook ↠ Robert Chandler

    free download The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry Robert Chandler ß 3 characters [Read online The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry] Ebook ↠ Robert Chandler A marvelous introduction to Russian poetry for the English speaker it won the English PEN award for translation taking us from the 18th through the 20th Centuries and most heavily treats the 20th I'm reading it simultaneous

  4. says: read & download ì eBook or Kindle ePUB ß Robert Chandler [Read online The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry] Ebook ↠ Robert Chandler Robert Chandler ß 3 characters

    [Read online The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry] Ebook ↠ Robert Chandler Robert Chandler ß 3 characters read & download ì eBook or Kindle ePUB ß Robert Chandler I liked the post WWII ones the most I hadn't read any of them before And of course the famous Silver Age ones 1TH

  5. says: [Read online The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry] Ebook ↠ Robert Chandler Robert Chandler ß 3 characters read & download ì eBook or Kindle ePUB ß Robert Chandler

    [Read online The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry] Ebook ↠ Robert Chandler Robert Chandler ß 3 characters I absolutely loved this collection I have no idea why there aren't as many reviews for it The structure of this was brilliant it was so amazing to have a short biography of the poet to make you aware of the historical context of their writing The translations were beautiful and extensive notes provided at the ba

  6. says: [Read online The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry] Ebook ↠ Robert Chandler

    free download The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry Robert Chandler ß 3 characters read & download ì eBook or Kindle ePUB ß Robert Chandler Utterly brilliant intro to Russian poetry Reuires no proper knowledge and will take you through history with verse and you acuire knowledge about Russia without even realising it I really enjoyed reading this book bit by bit over a few weeks dipping in and out of the poetry and making my way through the centuries

  7. says: read & download ì eBook or Kindle ePUB ß Robert Chandler [Read online The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry] Ebook ↠ Robert Chandler Robert Chandler ß 3 characters

    Robert Chandler ß 3 characters read & download ì eBook or Kindle ePUB ß Robert Chandler free download The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry well worth getting very different from the previous Penguin Russian poetry also essential verse translations not prose transliterations and a different taste in authors One of the few books i bought in the last 5 years Translations by various authorstranslators with very different results Whether you know a lot of Russian poetry and want a selection of translations or you're a beginner wanting to know where to dive in

  8. says: read & download ì eBook or Kindle ePUB ß Robert Chandler [Read online The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry] Ebook ↠ Robert Chandler Robert Chandler ß 3 characters

    [Read online The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry] Ebook ↠ Robert Chandler To get a taste of this fascinating collection here is an extract from a poem by Maximilian VoloshinFrom Civil WarAnd from the ranks of both armies the same voice the same refrainHe who is not with us is against usYou must take sides Justice is

  9. says: read & download ì eBook or Kindle ePUB ß Robert Chandler [Read online The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry] Ebook ↠ Robert Chandler Robert Chandler ß 3 characters

    Robert Chandler ß 3 characters read & download ì eBook or Kindle ePUB ß Robert Chandler [Read online The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry] Ebook ↠ Robert Chandler On the abyss’s edge we slide and soon will plunge head first; our life is given us with our death – and we w

  10. says: free download The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry Robert Chandler ß 3 characters [Read online The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry] Ebook ↠ Robert Chandler

    read & download ì eBook or Kindle ePUB ß Robert Chandler Robert Chandler ß 3 characters free download The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry NB 20th century poetry takes up 60% of the bookMy absolute favourites were Derzhavin Pushkin Tyutchev Fet Annensky YevtushenkoCompar

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

The Penguin Book of Russian Poetry

read & download ì eBook or Kindle ePUB ß Robert Chandler

Ch marvelous translationsThere s lots of Mandelstam I see he must be a avorite of the book s editors He s a variegated poet so than I d realized Classicist but also modern Here s a bit of a long poem The Horseshoe Finder A Pindaric Fragment 1923 A rustle runs along the trees like some green ballChildren play at knucklebones with vertebrae of dead animalsThe ragile chronology of our era is drawing to a closeThanks Voice Out Of Darkness for everything that wasI made mistakes myselfell astray botched my reckoningThe era rang like a golden spherehollow molded sustained by no one There s a wonderful translation of Mayakovsky s poem on the suicide of Yesenin in 1925 when he himself would Star Wars Annual 2010 follow the same pathive Years Later Criticism Sympathy Still The Hope That Life Is later Criticism sympathy still the hope that life is it And defense of the genius of the peasant poethooligan against the growing avalanche of mediocrities climbing up the literary bureaucratic ladder career ladder Here s part of itthese are stepped I don t know why Goodreads isn t stepping them I m putting where it is supposed to be a return and a tab or two tabs The nation and the wordsmith s brotherhoodhave
lost the apprentice 
the apprentice of the wordAnd people come with their supply of trashy verseunchanged rom previous deaths regurgitateddefile your grave with doggerel or worse Is that how poet s lives are celebrated I absolutely loved this collection I have no idea why there aren t as many reviews or it The structure of this was brilliant it was so amazing to have a short biography of the poet to make you aware of the historical context of their writing The translations were beautiful and extensive notes provided at the back were really helpful I really wish people were aware of this collection and I ve ound a What Is A Dinosaur fairew poets that I want to explore of their work well worth getting very different Ud Metodu from the previous Penguin Russian poetry also essential verse translations not prose transliterations and a different taste in authors One of theew books i bought in the last 5 years Translations by various authorstranslators with very different results Whether you know a lot of Russian poetry and want a selection of translations or you re a beginner wanting to know where to dive in highly recommended On the abyss s edge we slide and soon will plunge head The Inside Outside Beauty Book first our life is given us with our death and we when we are born begin to die Without an ounce of pity death strikes all things brings to nothing stars and suns are uenched by her cold breath destroyer of the universeI need toind this book as soon as possibl. Ronology and individual introductions to each poetFor than sixty ive years Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world With than 1500 titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to date translations by award winning translators. ,

Ations This book s timespan includes the wondrous Brodsky VoznesenskyAkhmadulina generation all the way up to recent poets Very un to compare when the same poems are selected the prose translation with the verse Includes the stepped poems of Mayakovsky which the older version didn t have the room to reproduce Includes Arseny Tarkovsky amiliar to many as the father of the ilm director whose poems are used to such dazzling effect in the ilm The Mirror and of the ilm director whose poems are used to such dazzling effect in the Whos Your Caddy film The Mirror and Parnok whose affair with Marina Tsvetaeyeva inspired a waterfall of stellar verserom the latter Not as compendious as the Yevtushenko anthology of 20th Century Russian verse but incredibly usefulI m especially liking how the editors have included excellent translations of poets they eel are overlooked people I ve never heard of like Anna Prismanova Varlam Shalamov and Georgy Ivanov and some antastic translations of the young peasant poet Yesenin Esenin it s sometimes spelled contemporary of AkhmatovaPasternakMayakovsky generation often called the Silver age Love the two page biographies of the poets help us understand their personalities and the aspects of life which most heavily come to bear on their work Beautiful translation of Christmas Star by Pasternak also his their work Beautiful translation of Christmas Star by Pasternak also his which we were told in whose A Sea Of Stars figure he coalesced the Shakespeareigure Christ and Pasternak also his which we were told in whose igure he coalesced the Shakespeare igure Christ and An incredible improvement in comparison with the one in my 1958 original translation of Doctor Zhivago Hamlet too was a Zhivago poem How shocking that I d never really paid attention to the poems in Doctor Zhivago the translations aren t very exciting Christmas Star is beautifully translated here by Peter Oram and the rhyme scheme the music Incredible It s When The Veil Drops four pages or I would copy the whole thing here The winter was deepWind whistled and howledIn the cave in the hills it was bitterly coldbut the child lay asleepor the breath of an ox keep the coldness at bay Farm animals breathingwas rising and wreathinga warm haze hung over the crib where he layThe shepherds arose though they d not woken uiteshook the chaff off their coatsfrom the barley and oatsstared out Willie Apiata Vc from their cliff through the depths of the nightFar away snowyields with a chapel nearbyold graves and their railingsa snowbound Prospectus Of The Quebec And Lake St John Railway farm trailerand over the graveyard the starstudded nightIt s the thing hardest to capture the rhythm and rhyme without tying the whole thing up in a hopeless stilted mess ie Nabokov s awful translations of Russian verse I only regret there s not Pasternak in this I haven t read much of him and toind su. When belief in reason and progress yielded once to a magical view of the world During the Soviet era poetry became a dangerous subversive activity; nevertheless poets such as Osip Mandelstam and Anna Akhmatova continued to defy the censors This anthology traces Russian poetry rom its Golden Age to the modern era including work by several great poets Georgy Ivanov and Varlam Shalamov among them in captivating modern translations by Robert Chandler and others The volume also includes a general introduction ch. In this expansive anthology Robert Chandler summarises the past three hundred years of Russian poetry into a surprisingly tight 528 pages Beginning with Gavrila Derzhavin and ending with Marina Boroditskaya sixty six Russian poets grace the pages of this book all of whom sit around a rotunda at the centre of which Pushkin sits proudlyPrior to reading this collection my knowledge of Russian poetry was nil Thankfully this book was written exactly for me the absolute beginner Chandler holds your hand as he weaves you through history poet by poet providing a me the absolute beginner Chandler holds your hand as he weaves you through history poet by poet providing a biography of each person as well as a handful of their work Treat this book like a an of paint swatches investigating which shades you love which shades you hate and which ones clash horribly Great emphasis is placed on Pushkin as Pushkin is to Russian literature what Shakespeare is to English Early sections are even titled or him You begin Around Pushkin you then move onto Pushkin himself and you exit After Pushkin One may uestion the emphasis placed on Pushkin within this anthology just as many are now uestioning the centrality of Shakespeare within the English canon But just by reading most of the poems presented to you by Chandler you will notice that Pushkin is the spectre which haunts nearly every single one of them Any Russian you will notice that Pushkin is the spectre which haunts nearly every single one of them Any Russian worth their salt in the 19th and 20th centuries has a poem or a series of poems dedicated to Pushkin such is his almost Christ like status within Russian literature Reading many of the poets biographies one is also made aware of the sheer danger associated with calling oneself a poet in 20th century Russia Apart rom Pasternak who died of lung cancer practically every biography ends with and I am greatly paraphrasing here they died in a gulag It is somewhat miraculous that so much poetry even survives died in a gulag It is somewhat miraculous that so much poetry even survives the dire condition in which much of it was created As Lev Ozerov wrote of Shmuel Halkin poems piled up a terrible burden dangerous perhaps than gunpowder This collection has introduced me to so many wonderful new names In many ways it is a burden as I now have to go out and buy collections by all of these new writers and my bookshelf will bow under the weight but at least the shelves will look like they re smiling A marvelous introduction to Russian poetry or the English speaker it won the English PEN award or translation taking us rom the 18th through the 20th Centuries and most heavily treats the 20th I m reading it simultaneously with a 1962 Penguin Book of Russian Verse which is bilingual with prose transl. An enchanting collection of the very best of Russian poetry edited by acclaimed translator Robert Chandler together with poets Boris Dralyuk and Irina MashinskiIn the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries poetry's pre eminence in Russia was unchallenged with Pushkin and his contemporaries ushering in the 'Golden Age' of Russian literature Prose briefly gained the high ground in the second half of the nineteenth century but poetry again became dominant in the 'Silver Age' the early twentieth century. ,