Richard D. Sylvester

Richard D. Sylvester is Professor Emeritus of Russian at Colgate. His writings about Russian poetry include essays on Khodasevich and Brodsky, and Tchaikovsky’s Complete Songs: A Companion with Texts and Translations published by Indiana University Press.

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