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Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin

(6 June 1799 – 10 February 1837 / Moscow)

Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin
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Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a Russian author of the Romantic era who is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature.

According to Vladimir Nabokov,
"Pushkin's idiom combined all the contemporaneous elements of Russian with all he had learned from Derzhavin, Zhukovsky, Batyushkov, Karamzin, and Krylov; these elements are: 1. The poetical and metaphysical strain that still lived in Church Slavonic forms and locutions; 2. Abundant and natural gallicisms; 3. The everyday colloquialisms of his set; and 4. Stylized popular speech. He made a salad of the famous three styles (low, medium elevation, high) dear to the ... more »

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  • Koena Mokoena (10/29/2011 3:45:00 AM)

    Good morning!

    I am one of the young up & coming poet from South Africa, hence i want to comment on your poem titled.. I loved you.. It reminds me of my love, because i had difficult challenges when i was in love, but after i read it, i felt like i can express myself better than before & that is great for me as a young person. Keep up the good work Sir! you are an inspiration to the nation. Can i come & visit you this festive season? Because next year, i am invited to an Indian ceremony to recite my poems to an Indian audience... We need grandfathers like you, in order for us to be successful.

    Have a nice day!

    Yours in South Africa.
    Mr. Koena France Mokoena
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  • Galina Rudenco (7/14/2011 1:42:00 AM)

    Alexander Sergheevich was born to bring love to all this world and to prove that life is a Noble fight, which makes a man- Man and garanty him Eternity.

  • Kainwo Moses (5/22/2009 8:49:00 AM)

    Brutally honest-great!

  • Steven Willow (5/22/2004 2:09:00 PM)

    there is nothing stronger then words of wit.whatever you do please do not quit.for this is the way to haveing the power.so keep it up hour by hour, as a poet your work is never complete.untill the time comes that we must take a seat.if and when it comes into your life.just remember how your few words helped with all of lifes strife. for there is only one thing we cannot not ever measure.thats how we can get a little bit of pleasure.you just keep on doing your thing.and sit back and watch the pleasure it does bring.thank you and may god bless us all.steven willow.

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