An Anthology of Contemporary Russian Women Poets

In accordance with an exhaustive overview of Russian poetry, An Anthology of up to date Russian ladies Poets is the 1st finished number of its sort. Editors Valentina Polukhina and Daniel Weissbort learn a few a thousand collections and manuscripts and carefully surveyed the colourful Russian literary web, amassing works by way of ladies poets from Moscow to Vladivostok, these residing in another country, and people domiciled in former republics of the Soviet Union. The ensuing anthology offers English translations of works via greater than 80 poets. targeting the center iteration, with significant figures similar to Olga Sedakova, Svetlana Kekova, Vera Pavlova, and Tatyana Shcherbina, the gathering additionally contains paintings via the youngest generation--born after 1970 and never but identified outdoor of Russia--as good as senior poets resembling Bella Akhmadulina and Natalya Gorbanevskaya. Translators comprise such poets as Elaine Feinstein, Ruth Fainlight, Carol Rumens, and Daniel Weissbort in addition to Russianists and students Peter France, Catriona Kelly, Robert Reid, and Stephanie Sandler. an important and wide bibliography lists the most important works of in demand Russian girls poets. A preface by means of Stephanie Sandler, a concluding word via Dmitry Kuzmin at the on-line Vavilon venture, a postface through Elena Fanailova, and biographical notes at the poets and translators entire the anthology, that is bound to be of serious curiosity to scholars and students of Russian literature.

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