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ISBN: 0374104425
Author: Alan Myers
Language: English Russian
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux; 1st edition (August 1, 1988)
Pages: 171
Category: Poetry
Subcategory: Literature
Rating: 4.3
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Russian poetry - 19th century - Translations into English, Russian . xix, 171 pages : 21 cm. Associated-names. Myers, Alan; Brodsky, Joseph, 1940-1996.

Russian poetry - 19th century - Translations into English, Russian poetry, Russian poetry 19th century Translations into English. New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux.

Representative selections from the great Russian poets of the nineteenth century, chosen by the uniquely qualified Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky has been added to your Cart.

Representative selections from the great Russian poets of the nineteenth century, chosen by the uniquely qualified Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky. Brodsky's commendable selections offer many of the best-loved and oft-memorized poems of the Russian people. Library Journal has been added to your Cart.

The translator, Alan Myers, is really good

Representative selections from the great Russian poets of the nineteenth. Apr 08, 2008 Melinda McLaughlin rated it liked it. Recommends it for: poetry buffs, Russians. Picked this up at a random used book store in Boulder. The translator, Alan Myers, is really good. The end result of the translation is not always enjoyable, but frankly I blame that more on the original poets than on Myers. He renders the verse with a light touch, unobtrusive rhyme and epoch-appropriate diction.

An Age Ago: A Selection of Nineteenth-Century Russian Poetry Alan Myers, the best translator of Brodsky's poetry into English, and the most thoughtful and fair-minded of the people who knew him as a friend, capable of forgiving the poet his trespasses.

An Age Ago: A Selection of Nineteenth-Century Russian Poetry. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. ISBN 0-374-52084-4 Alan Myers, the best translator of Brodsky's poetry into English, and the most thoughtful and fair-minded of the people who knew him as a friend, capable of forgiving the poet his trespasses. Radio Free Europe 6 December 1994. In Nineteen Eighty-Four a character is in trouble when he can only find one convincing rhyme for 'rod' when translating Kipling into Newspeak.

Joseph Brodsky, Alan Myers. Representative selections from the great Russian poets of the nineteenth century, chosen by the uniquely qualified Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky.

Foreword, An Age Ago: A Selection o f Nineteenth-Century Russian Poetry, transl. O Serene Dovlatove’, Slovo/Word, No. 9, pp. 8-14; in Russian and English, ‘About Sergej Dovlatov’, transl

Foreword, An Age Ago: A Selection o f Nineteenth-Century Russian Poetry, transl. New York 1988, pp. xi-xix; dated by Jan. 16, 1986; Brodsky also wrote the biographical. 8-14; in Russian and English, ‘About Sergej Dovlatov’, transl. by Brian Baer; reprinted in Nezavisimaja gazeta, Oct. 29, 1991, p. 7; in Zvezda, No. 2, Febr. 1992, pp. 4-6; in Sergej Dovlatov, Sobranie prozy v trech tomach. Sankt-Peterburg 1993, pp. 355-362; in Petropol’, Vol. 5, 1993, pp. 167-172. Introduction ‘In Praise of Gray’, to L. Poliakov, Russia: A Por­ trait. New York 1991, pp. 5-9; dated by April 1990.

Subsequently he taught Russian and English in Hertfordshire 1963-86. He has broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and the BBC World Service on Russian themes. Myers took on the challenge and produced mimetic rhymed versions of 19th century Russian poetry ("An Age Ago", Penguin Books,1989) extracts from which appear in the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. He has written of his approach to poetry translation in The Sunday Times (2.

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Gathers poems by eleven Russian poets, including Pushkin, Lermontov, and Tolstoy

Comments:

Cordanara
Excellant translations of Russian poetry, mostly from poets long dead and, unless you are an expert on Russian literature, have never Heard of.
Aurizar
Very nice translations. Just wish more poems had been translated,
since he has done such a nice job on the ones he has translated.

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