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Angel Classics Selected Poems - parallel text

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Free verse is unusual in Russian poetry. The free verse of the Chuvash-born Gennady Aygi, who died in 2006, is now admired and read in both Eastern and Western European countries. It has enlarged the language of contemporary Russian poetry; it is disjunctive, subconscious, anti-rational, at the confluence of avant-garde European modernism and the traditional culture of this poet's near-Asiatic homeland. 'Like Hopkins in English,' Edwin Morgan has written, 'Aygi forces the Russian language to do things it has never done before.' His themes - stillness, communion between human and non-human worlds, memory, birth, sleep - provide room for deeply felt responses to both private and public events.

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Series Angel Classics Title Selected Poems - parallel text
Subject Russian Language English
Market Adolescent/Adult Level Fluent/native speakers
Publication Date July 1997 Authors Gennady Aygi / Peter France
Binding Paperback Pages 240
Size(mm) N/A Weight (gms) 327
ESB Code 55130 ISBN 9780946162598
Inspection Copy No Delivery In Stock - will be despatched next business day
  Price £11.95

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