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ISBN-10: 0882331809

ISBN-13: 9780882331805

Edition: N/A

Authors: Anna Akhmatova, Walter Arndt, Robin Kemball, Carl R. Proffer

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List price: $17.95
Publisher: Abrams, Inc.
Publication date: 1/16/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 202
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Anna Akhmatova, 1889 - 1966 Poet Anna Akhmatova was born in 1889 in Bolshoy Fontan near Odessa, Ukraine and was the daughter of a naval engineer. She attended a girls' gymnasium in Tsarskoe Selo, Smolnyi Institute in St. Petersburg, Fundukleevskaia gymnasium (1906), law school (1907), and then moved to St. Petersburg to study literature. When she was 21, she became a member of the Acmeist group of poets, led by Nikolai Gumilev, who she married in 1910 and had one son with, Lev Gumilev. They were divorced in 1918 and that same year she married Vladimir Shileiko. This marriage also failed and she was later married to Nikolai Punin until his death in 1958. Her first husband was executed in…