Nikolay Alekseyevich Nekrasov (1821 - 1878 / Russia)
Nekrasov was a Russian poet and journalist. His first collection of poems - Dreams and Sounds was published in 1840. His second collection The Poems of Nikolay Nekrasov (1856) brought him great success.
In 1847-1866 he held the post of the editor-publisher of the magazine "Sovremennik" ("Contemporary"). His writings represented the life of common people of cities, the life of Russian peasantry, and the destiny of Russian women. His poems Red-Nosed Frost Grandfather (1864), Russian Women (1871-1872), Who lives happy in the Russia(1866-1876).
Nekrasov's poetry was closely connected with folklore and had a great influence upon the Russian literature. The last years of his... more »
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- A Farewell
- I Shall Soon Fall Prey To Rot
- In War
- On The Day Of Gogol's Death
- The Love Letter
- The Songs Of Siberian Exiles
- Thoughts At A Vestibule
- What The Sleepless Grandam Thinks
- Ye Songs Of Mine!