A Short Life of Pushkin

Ebook Details


Robert Chandler

Year 2017
Pages 112
Publisher Pushkin Press
Language en
ISBN 9781782273448
File Size 852.37 KB
File Format EPUB
Download Counter 81
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Ebook Description

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.