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The Poems of Doctor Zhivago

The Poems of Doctor Zhivago

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  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 62 pages

The 25 poems from Pasternak s masterpiece Doctor Zhivago are followed by a masterful critique of their function in the novel and their value as poetry.

Author Boris Pasternak

Boris Leonidovich Pasternak was born in Moscow to talented artists his father a painter and illustrator of Tolstoy s works, his mother a well known concert pianist Though his parents were both Jewish, they became Christianized, first as Russian Orthodox and later as Tolstoyan Christians Pasternak s education began in a German Gymnasium in Moscow and was continued at the University of Moscow Un

The Poems of Doctor Zhivago Reviews (25)

  • What an amazing set of poems One thinks that beauty and pleasure end when the novel concludes But Pasternak keeps amazing us till the very last page by creating a mind blowing collection of unforgettable poems.For me, the Candle Light poem was the best, and I admit that it drove me to tears The whol [..]

  • I don t really feel qualified to review this book The poems are translated in what appears to be a beautiful manner They flow nicely, and read well Donald Davie is a poet, so I m not surprised at that I struggled and choked my way through each of his commentaries, however, finding very little resona [..]

  • It s okay Comment is on the translation, not on the poems These poems are translated by Eugene M Kayden, for a cute, slim little volume that includes illustrations, that is a Hallmark Edition And, you know, the poems are sort of Hallmark y They re quite easy to understand, not as flowery as some of [..]

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