Akhmatova


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Akhmatova

Anna ('ann&). pseudonym of Anna Gorenko. 1889--1966, Russian poet: noted for her concise and intensely personal lyrics
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Akhmatova is perhaps the most important poet in the emotional poetry traditions of St.
It is probably a middle-class prejudice Of mine to think that Anna Akhmatova Should have raised her son Lev Instead of dumping him on her husband's mom Motherhood is a bright torture she confessed I was not worthy of it Lev never considered it sufficient For her to stand outside his prison Month after month clutching packages And composing Requiem for the masses
He was also lauded for his superbly skillful, sensitive translations of the poetry of four of the most important Russian poets of the twentieth century, Brodsky, Pasternak, Akhmatova, and Tsvetaeva.
From 1956 on, Venclova took part in the Lithuanian and Russian literary and dissident movements, encountering such figures as Anna Akhmatova, Boris Pasternak, and Joseph Brodsky as well as many other participants in the Russian underground.
Boyadzhieva's work on Andrey Tarkovsky is one of the latest in her series of documentary novels examining the lives of outstanding figures from Russia and elsewhere, such as Max Reinhardt, Marlene Dietrich, Frank Sinatra, Mikhail Bulgakov, Marina Tsvetaeva and Anna Akhmatova.
The poet Anna Akhmatova loves Lot's wife as transfixed she turns to a pillar of "translucent salt"
A number of Ukrainians have written in Russian and are considered by Russia to be among the best - Nickolai Gogol, the playwright, who satirised political corruption in the Russian empire, Mikhail Bulgakov, the novelist, author of The Master and Margarita, the enduring best-seller, and Anna Akhmatova, the greatest female poet in Europe, among others.
My favourite poets include Dylan Thomas, Anna Akhmatova and Rainer Maria Rilke, and my favourite novelist is Virginia Woolf.
Yn gynharach eleni fe fum yng nghartref Emily Dickinson a gweld yr arddangosfa wych a wnaed o'i gwaith a'i bywyd hi ac yn San Petersburg es i ymweld a chartref dila Anna Akhmatova, i enwi dim ond rhai.
As an Ambassador of the Cultural Program of the Open Innovations Forum on June 7, the artist will hold a performance to produce a ceramic bas-relief - replica of the portrait of Anna Akhmatova (author: Natan Altman, 1914) exhibited at the Russian museum.
Akhmatova herself wrote three poems that were retellings of biblical narratives, her ("Biblical Verses"): ("Rachel"), ("Lot's Wife"), and ("Michal"), all of which depicted women, perhaps in an attempt to give voice to that biblical minority.
The poet Anna Akhmatova properly belongs to none of these schools, and Salkeld's admiration for her reflects their shared tendencies: Salkeld's writing is at once iconoclastic and conservative, and is indifferent to avant-gardism except where there is reason for technical admiration.