Pushkin was the first Russian writer of European stature, and he is among the very few artists - such as Homer and Shakespeare - to have shaped the consciousness and history of an entire nation and its language, thereby affecting the world at large. Eugene Onegin is not merely the greatest poem in the Russian language by its most influential poet: ...
Pushkin was the first Russian writer of European stature, and he is among the very few artists - such as Homer and Shakespeare - to have shaped the consciousness and history of an entire nation and its language, thereby affecting the world at large. Eugene Onegin is not merely the greatest poem in the Russian language by its most influential poet: it is a global culture, social and political icon of the highest order. The historical power of this work - a novel in verse - is made all the more extraordinary by the simplicity of its subject. Eugene Onegin is a story of disappointed love. Tatyana falls for the handsome Eugene to whom she daringly makes advances. He cooly rejects her, then flirts with her sister, Olga. When challenged by Olga's fiance, Lensky kills him in a duel, seemingly indifferrent to the grief he causes. (Ironically, Puskhin himself was to be killed in similar circumstances in 1937, some seven years after he completed the work). Onegin leaves the district. When he returns four years later, Tatyana has married another man and it is her turn to reject his advances. But it turns out that Onegin's hauteur is affected: he has always loved her passionately. She loves him too and both reflect painfully on what might have been.
New. No dust jacket. v knige predstavlen roman v stihah "evgenij onegin" v ego polnom vide-ne tol-ko vosem-glav sostavljajuschih okonchatel-nyj tekst romana no i otryvki iz glavy "puteshestvie onegina" kotoraja dolzhna byla stat-vos-moj i otryvki iz desjatoj zashifrovannoj a zatem i unichtozhennoj pushkinym glavy soderzhavshej istoriju dekabristskogo dvizhenija. v knigu vkljucheny takzhe izbrannye stihotvorenija raznyh let i nesomnenno luchshaja pojema pushkina-"mednyj vsadnik". vse teksty snabzheny primechanijami. kniga rasschitana na samye shirokie krugi chitatelej. Language: Aziya OnlinegeschaeftRussian RussischRusseMedia Type: book.
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