Golden Age of Russian Poetry

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Golden Age of Russian Poetry is the name traditionally applied by Russian philologists to the first half of the 19th century.[1] It is also called the Age of Pushkin, after its most significant poet (arguably, in Nabokov's words, the greatest poet this world was blessed with since the time of Shakespeare[2]). Mikhail Lermontov and Fyodor Tyutchev are generally regarded as two most important Romantic poets after Pushkin.[3] Vasily Zhukovsky and Konstantin Batyushkov are the best regarded of his precursors. Pushkin himself, however, considered Evgeny Baratynsky to be the finest poet of his day.[4]

References

  1. John, Gary (2009-08-07). "LESSON 4 The Golden Age: Aleksandr Pushkin". Department of Slavic and Central Asian Languages , University of Minnesota. Retrieved 2012-03-23.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Boyd, Brian (2011). Stalking Nabokov: Selected Essays. New York: Columbia University Press. p. 203. ISBN 0231158564. |access-date= requires |url= (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Nabokov, Vladimir (1944). Three Russian Poets: Selections from Pushkin, Lermontov, and Tyutchev. New York: Norfolk: New Directions.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Prominent Russians: Yevgeny Baratynsky".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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