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(1799—1837)

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The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature
Length:
2,174 words

Despite his early death, Aleksandr Pushkin left a prolific literary legacy: over 800 lyric poems, a dozen narrative poems (culminating

Pushkin, Alexander

Pushkin, Alexander (1799–1837)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
353 words

In his versified fairy tales he used some common plots, as in The Tale of the Dead Princess and the

Pushkin, Alexander Sergeievich

Pushkin, Alexander Sergeievich (1799–1837)   Quick reference

World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
98 words

He was exiled for his political beliefs in 1820, the year in which his folk poem Ruslan and Lyudmila

Pushkin, Aleksandr

Pushkin, Aleksandr   Reference library

The Companion to Theatre and Performance

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2010
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
275 words

(1799–1837)

Russia's greatest poet, one of its greatest prose writers; on the basis of a single play, its greatest tragedian. After an early attempt at a ...

Pushkin, Aleksandr

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
507 words
(1799–1837) Russian writer, the country's greatest poet and one of its greatest prose writers. He is also, ironically, and on the basis of a single play, its greatest tragedian. ... More
Pushkin, Alexander

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
Length:
359 words

(1799–1837), Russian national poet, also considered a major children's writer because of his fairy tales, which have been

Pushkin, Alexander Sergeivich

Pushkin, Alexander Sergeivich   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
291 words
(1799–1837), Russian poet, who at the age of 8 reputedly wrote little plays in French, which he acted with his sister. It is evident from his letters and other sources that ... More

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