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  • 355 Pages
  • 0.21 MB
  • 383 Downloads
  • English
by
Farrar, Straus and Giroux , New York
Death and burial, Russian Poets, Biog
StatementSerena Vitale ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein and Jon Rothschild
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG3350.5.D4 V5813 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination355 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24704112M
ISBN 100374239355
LC Control Number97039082
OCLC/WorldCa37862695

In concept "Pushkin's Button" is brilliant - a weaving together of two parallel stories, one told by the writer giving her own perspectives and thoughts and the other in which she relates the final months in the life of Russia's most celebrated man of letters, Alexander Pushkin, culminating in his dramatic death after a duel/5(7).

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Available in: n's Button recreates the four months of Pushkin's life leading up to the fatal duel in the snow on Janu Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : $ An Italian scholar's unorthodox take on the events leading to Pushkin's fatal duel reads like impassioned fiction.

On Januone of Russia's greatest poets, Alexander Pushkin, died as the result of a wound inflicted during a duel he&#;d fought to defend his wife's honor.

His opponent was none other than his sister-in-law's husband, Georges d'Anthes, a French. Pushkin's Button is packed with excerpts from contemporary correspondence imparting an immediacy to the story, and the author uses a engaging personal style, making such comments as: For the first time we feel a twinge of pity for d'Anthes A mischievous urge inclines us to consider We dissolve in laughter, unable to read on.

Just yesterday, for instance, I read the first two chapters of Pushkin’s Button, a book about the last four months of the poet’s life, leading up to the time he was killed in Pushkins button book duel.

And so it goes: the more I read, the more I want to read; the more crowded my library, the more books I need. This dimly lit room full of old booksAuthor: William Michaelian.

Pushkin's verse extends from bitter satire to pure lyricism, from uttermost concision to the subtle largesse of the Pushkins button book, from short stories of matchless compactness and tension to.

Pushkin's Button, Serena Vitale's astonishing piece of literary detective work, is the account of the last few months of his short life. It is also the story of Baron Georges d'Anthès who killed him, a man in love with Natalya Pushkin, the poet's wife and the most beautiful woman in St Petersburg/5(2).

In concept "Pushkin's Button" is brilliant - a weaving together of two parallel stories, one told by the writer giving her own perspectives and thoughts and the other in which she relates the final months in the life of Russia's most celebrated man of letters, Alexander Pushkin, culminating in his dramatic death after a duel/5(2).

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Print book: Biography: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: This is a detailed account of the last few months of Russia's greatest poet, Alexander Pushkin, before his death in a duel with his wife's lover on January 27th, Get this from a library.

Pushkin's button. [Serena Vitale] -- An account of the last few months of Pushkin's life, and also the story of the French soldier who killed him - a man in love with the poet's beautiful wife. Vitale's research unearthed a mass of. The Queen of Spades () Translated by H.

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Those who had won, ate with a good appetite; the others sat staring absently at their empty. Format: Paperback In concept "Pushkin's Button" is brilliant - a weaving together of two parallel stories, one told by the writer giving her own perspectives and thoughts and the other in which she relates the final months in the life of Russia's most celebrated man of letters, Alexander Pushkin, culminating in his dramatic death after a duel/5(5).

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The Pushkin Press team has each chosen a favourite Pushkin book of the year (editors were forbidden from selecting their own commissions!), plus a title from the wider world of publishing. Pushkin's Button by Serena Vitale - Goodreads In concept "Pushkin's Button" is brilliant - a weaving together of two parallel stories, one told by the writer giving her own perspectives and thoughts and the other in which she relates the final months.

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This is a big book, but it has a rakish, propulsive air, not unlike Pushkin's glittering short novels and stories, such as The Captain's Daughter and 'The Queen of Spades'. Binyon's style of storytelling also honours the small, tight-knit, highly social nature of.

Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (English: / ˈ p ʊ ʃ k ɪ n /; Russian: Александр Сергеевич Пушкин, tr. Aleksandr Sergejevich Pushkin, IPA: [ɐlʲɪkˈsandr sʲɪrˈɡʲe(j)ɪvʲɪtɕ ˈpuʂkʲɪn] (); 6 June [O.S.

26 May] – 10 February [O.S. 29 January] ) was a Russian poet, playwright, and novelist of the Romantic era who is considered by many to be the Notable works: Eugene Onegin, The. 8 inch ( person cake): $ 10 inch ( person cake): $ Give us a call or stop in and we can talk about designs. Because we are % all natural we do not work with fondant or artificial colors.

With that, our cake designs have a much more natural and rustic feel to them. Common designs we add to cakes are frosting finishes such. Pushkin, Aleksandr Sergeevich Born May 26 (June 6),in Moscow; died Jan. 29 (Feb. 10),in St. Petersburg. Russian writer; the founder of modern Russian literature.

The son of a nobleman of modest means, Pushkin was descended from an old boyar family. On his mother’s side he was a great-grandson of the Abyssinian A. Gannibal, a military. Though his name may not carry much weight in English speaking circles—his virtues "lost in translation"—no Russian writer stood as high in his time as Alexander Pushkin ().In his short life of 37 years, Pushkin—the great grandson of a captured African prince—authored two of his country's most revered and influential works, the play Boris Godunov and the novel in.

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