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  • ISBN: 9780060956554
  • ISBN10: 0060956550

Pushkin: A Biography

by Feinstein, Elaine

  • List Price: $14.00
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publish date: 12/01/2001
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Born in 1799, Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin described childhood as loveless and intolerable. As an adult, however he lived a life filled with political censorship, love affairs dramatic duels, and artistic intensity from his banishment in southern Russia at the age of 21 to his marriage to the 17-year-old beauty whose flirtations resulted in his death by duel. Elaine Feinstein chronicles Pushkin's fascinating life by exploring the paradoxes of his personality, while also revealing new information surrounding Pushkin's death Impudent genius, libertine, wounded son, and jealous husband -- Pushkin's was all of these. But above all he was a brilliant author whose vision, invention, and vitality continue to thrive in literature today,
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