Russkie poety XX veka
Twentieth Century Russian Poets (Russian Edition)
This anthology is a teaching aid for use in courses on Russian literature and culture of the 20th century for English-speaking students. It includes selected poems by Alexander Blok, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Sergei Esenin, Anna Akhmatova, Osip Mandestam, Marina Tsvetaeva, Boris Pasternak, and Iosif Brodsky. Each poet is introduced with a short biographical account. All poetical texts are supplied with stress-marks. Rare and difflcult words are translated. Cultural and historical background information is provided in footnotes. Editor and compiler of the book, Professor Emil Draitser teaches Russian language and literature at Hunter College of the City University of New York.
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