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Anna of All the Russias: A Life of Anna Akhmatova

By: Akhmatova/Feinstein

Price: $7.50

Publisher: ALFRED A KNOPF:

Seller ID: 9781400033782

ISBN: 1400033780

Condition: USED


In this definitive biography of the legendary Russian poet, Elaine Feinstein draws on a wealth of newly available material-including memoirs, letters, journals, and interviews with surviving friends and family-to produce a revelatory portrait of both the artist and the woman.Anna Akhmatova rose to fame in the years before World War I, but she would pay a heavy price for the political and personal passions that informed her brilliant poetry. In "Anna of All the Russias "we see Akhmatova's work banned from 1925 until 1940 and again after World War II. We see her steadfast opposition to Stalin, e... View more info