Mikhail Lermontov was descended from George Learmont, a Scottish officer who entered the Russian service in the early th century. His literary fame began
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Russian literature: the body of written works produced in the Russian language, beginning with the Christianization of Kievan Rus in the late 10th century.
Pushkin’s poems, English Translation of Pushkin, Eugene Onegin, English version Yevgeny Onegin and other poems
Yevgeni Yevtushenko: Prominent poet during the Soviet era. His poem Babi Yar, condemning a 1941 massacre in Kiev perpetrated by Nazis,
Anna Andreyevna Gorenko (23 June [O.S. 11 June] 1889 – 5 March 1966), better known by the pen name Anna Akhmatova (/ ɑː k ˈ m ɑː t ɔː v ə /; Russian
Famous Poets and Poems is a free poetry site. We have a large collection of poems and quotes from over 550 poets. Read and Enjoy Poetry
Introduction. Riddle-poems are a lot of fun. They’re an amusing game for ren and adults, a connection to history, and a way to approach poetry that avoids the
Aleksandr Pushkin is, by common agreement — at least among his own compatriots — the greatest of all Russian writers. The major part of his lyrical poetry was
Life and career Ancestry. Pushkin’s man, Sergei Lvovich Pushkin (1767–1848), was descended from a distinguished family of the Russian nobility that traced its