Publish date: October 6th 1992
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
I was warned that Akmatova's poetry was quite an experience. I have relatives who strongly dislike her for the more contemporary way in which she wrote, while a professor of mine praised her highly. I found her work to be quite heavy. Now, some poetry manages to pick the reader up and make them get ...
bookshelves: spring-2015, poetry Recommended to Bettie☯ by: Natasha's Dance Read from May 30 to 31, 2015 by Nathan AltmanThe poems here: http://www.poemhunter.com/anna-akhmat...Silent flows the river DonA yellow moon looks quietly onSwanking about, with cap askewIt sees through the window a s...
AcknowledgementsForewordIntroductionfrom Evening--'The pillow hot ...'--Reading Hamlet--Evening Room--'I have written down the words ...'--'Memory of sun seeps from the heart ...'--Song of the Last Meeting--'He loved three things alone ...'--Imitation of Annensky--'I came here in idleness ...'--Whit...
Amal’s recovering from the night before, where he allowed himself to get “stinking drunk” after leaving the hospital, his wife, and the now never to be born child of theirs. The ward sister had chased him out with well meaning remarks of support for his welfare and an understanding that he was in th...
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