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Akhmatova"s Petersburg by Sharon Leiter

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ISBN 100595183611
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Anna Andreyevna Gorenko (23 June [O.S. 11 June] – 5 March ), better known by the pen name Anna Akhmatova (/ ɑː k ˈ m ɑː t ɔː v ə /; Russian: Анна Ахматова, IPA: [ɐxˈmatəvə]), was one of the most significant Soviet Russian poets of the 20th century. She was shortlisted for the Nobel Prize in and received second-most (three) nominations for the award the Children: Lev Gumilev. Anna Andreyevna Akhmatova was born Anna Gorenko in Odessa, the Ukraine, on J Her interest in poetry began in her youth, but when her father found out about her aspirations, he told her not to shame the family name by becoming a "decadent poetess". He forced her to take a pen name, and. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Akhmatova's Petersburg by Sharon Leiter (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Anna Akhmatova is regarded as one of Russia’s greatest poets. In addition to poetry, she wrote prose including memoirs, autobiographical pieces, and literary scholarship on Russian writers such as Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin. She also translated Italian, French, Armenian, and Korean poetry. In her lifetime Akhmatova experienced both prerevolutionary and Soviet Russia, yet her verse extended.

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One of the oldest palaces in St. Petersburg, this noble residence (which was nicknamed 'the Fountain House') was built in on land given by Peter I to Field-Marshal Count Boris Sheremetev in Anna Akhmatova is the literary pseudonym of Anna Andreevna Gorenko. Her first husband was Gumilev, and she too became one of the leading Acmeist poets. Her second book of poems, Beads (), brought her fame. Her earlier manner, intimate and colloquial, gradually gave way to a more classical severity, apparent in her volumes The Whte Flock () and Anno Domini MCMXXI (). Looking for books by Anna Akhmatova? See all books authored by Anna Akhmatova, including Selected Poems (Penguin Classics), and The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry, and more on   Before the revolution, Akhmatova was a wildly popular young poet who lived a bohemian life. She was one of the leaders of a movement of poets whose ideal was “beautiful clarity”—in her deeply personal work, themes of love and mourning are conveyed with passionate intensity and economy, her voice by turns tender and fierce.4/4(1).