Eugene Onegin: A Novel in Verse (Oxford World's Classics)

Eugene Onegin: A Novel in Verse (Oxford World's Classics)


Eugene Onegin is the grasp paintings of the poet whom Russians regard because the fountainhead in their literature. Set in 1820s imperial Russia, Pushkin's novel in verse follows the feelings and future of 3 males - Onegin the bored fop, Lensky the minor elegiast, and a stylized Pushkin himself - and the fates and affections of 3 ladies - Tatyana the provincial attractiveness, her sister Olga, and Pushkin's mercurial Muse. attractive, filled with suspense, and sundry in tone, it additionally portrays a wide solid of different characters and gives the reader many literary, philosophical, and autobiographical digressions, usually in a hugely satirical vein.

Eugene Onegin was once Pushkin's personal favorite paintings, and it exhibits him trying to rework himself from a romantic poet right into a practical novelist. This new translation seeks to preserve either the literal experience and the poetic song of the unique, and trap the poem's spontaneity and wit. The advent examines a number of methods of examining the unconventional, and textual content is richly annotated.
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