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By David M. Bethea

Readers usually have seemed with interest the artistic lifetime of the poet. during this research, David Bethea illustrates the relation among the artwork and lifetime of 19th-century poet Alexander Pushkin, the significant determine in Russian idea and tradition. Bethea indicates how Pushkin, at the eve of this two hundredth anniversary, nonetheless speaks to our time. He shows how we, as smooth readers, could observe the promethean metaphors significant to the poet's intensely sculpted existence. The Pushkin who emerges from Bethea's portrait is person who, lengthy unknown to English-language readers, heavily resembles the unique either psychologically and artistically.

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