The Tale of the Fisherman and the Fish by A.S. Pushkin is a fairy tale told in free verse. The story is about a Golden Fish who when caught in a fisherman?s net, begs in a human voice to be returned to the sea. She promises to grant the fisherman whatever he wishes if he does what she asks. The fisherman declares he does not need a reward, but his wife...
Ignatovas verse is highly concentratedrich with aromas and colors and the sometimes bitter hint of what is left unsaid. Particular words or motifs gain intensity as they repeat through varied contexts. Her verse is classical, with effective but traditio
Anzhelina Polonskaya consciously guards her outsider status, choosing to live not in Moscow itself, but in Malakhovka, where she was born in 1969, some thirty miles from the center of the city, a peaceful enclave far from the daily squabbles of Moscow lit
This edition of Shakespeare's classics has new translations by modern poets. 'Macbeth,' translated by Vladimir Gandelsman, is the shortest of Shakespeare's tragedies, concerning an elaborate scheme to steal the Scottish throne with murder, treachery and
Bilingual edition (Russian/English) of the great short stories of early American literature: Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, the Spectre Bridegroom, the Devil and Tom Walker and others. Washington Irving (1783-1859) is considered the first
The book includes selected works of one of the greatest contemporary French poets, the winner of French National Prize in poetry, Dominique Fourcade. Poetry, prose, essays from seven of his volumes allow us to trace not only his search of form and style,