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Pushkin A Biography

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ISBN-10: 1400076528

ISBN-13: 9781400076529

Edition: 2004

Authors: T. J. Binyon

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In the course of his short, dramatic life, Aleksandr Pushkin gave Russia not only its greatest poetry–including the novel-in-verse Eugene Onegin–but a new literary language. He also gave it a figure of enduring romantic allure–fiery, restless, extravagant, a prodigal gambler and inveterate seducer of women. Having forged a dazzling, controversial career that cost him the enmity of one tsar and won him the patronage of another, he died at the age of thirty-eight, following a duel with a French officer who was paying unscrupulous attention to his wife. In his magnificent, prizewinning Pushkin, T. J. Binyon lifts the veil of the iconic poet’s myth to reveal the complexity and pathos of his…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/9/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 784
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.540

T.J. Binyon lectures in Russian literature at Wadham College, Oxford.