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Six lyrics from the Ruthenian of Taras Shevchenko, also The Song of the Merchant Kalashnikov from the Russian of Mikhaíl Lermontov

by Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov

It is a collection of translated works by the famous Russian poet, Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov. The book, written in the 19th century, includes six of Taras Shevchenko's Ruthenian lyrics and Lermontov's "The Song of the Merchant Kalashnikov" translated from Russian. Lermontov was known for his romantic and pessimistic poetry that reflected the social and political climate of Russia during his time. In this book, readers can find a glimpse into Lermontov's mastery of the Russian language as well as his ability to translate the works of other great poets. Shevchenko, on the other hand, was a Ukrainian poet, writer, and artist known for his nationalistic and revolutionary works. His Ruthenian lyrics, which are included in this book, are considered some of his best works and reflect his love for Ukraine and its people. The translation of these works by Lermontov allows readers to experience the beauty and emotions of these poems in their native language. The book provides a valuable insight into the cultural exchange between Russian and Ukrainian literature during the 19th century. Overall, "Six lyrics from the Ruthenian of Taras Shevchenko, also The Song of the Merchant Kalashnikov from the Russian of Mikhaíl Lermontov" is a must-read for lovers of Russian literature, poetry, and culture.

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English

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English

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19th Century

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Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov was a famous Russian poet, novelist, and literary critic who lived in the 19th century. He was born on October 15, 1814, in Moscow, Russia. Lermontov was a member of the nob...

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