Alexander Pushkin

Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837) is considered by many to be Russia’s greatest poet, and through his poems as well as his experimentation with other genres—dramas, short stories, novels—he influenced generations of Russian and international writers. Among his best-known works in English translation are Boris Godunov, The Tales of Belkin, Eugene Onegin, The Queen of Spades, and The Captain’s Daughter.

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