ISBN-10: 1847772757

ISBN-13: 9781847772756

Bursting into print with an impassioned poem at the loss of life of Pushkin, Mikhail Lermontov attracted detrimental awareness from the experts whereas having fun with a excessive popularity in literary circles and past. He used to be of Scottish descent, and this bilingual quantity celebrates him with new translations via 14 translator-poets, in general Scottish. even supposing Lermontov declared in a single poem that he was once “not Byron,” he used to be enormously motivated through his studying of Byron and of Walter Scott. Having served within the Caucasus and brought half in risky engagements opposed to the Chechens, like Pushkin he died in a duel of doubtful legality. released to coincide with the two hundredth anniversary of Mikhail Lermontov's start, this publication celebrates and showcases not just an outstanding Russian author, but additionally his Scottish history and the wealth of expertise one of the poets and translators of the uk and beyond.

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