Pushkin



Alexander Sergeevich
[al-ig-zan-der sur-gey-uh-vich,, -zahn-;; Russian uh-lyi-ksahn-dr syir-gye-yi-vyich] /ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər sɜrˈgeɪ ə vɪtʃ,, -ˈzɑn-;; Russian ʌ lyɪˈksɑn dr syɪrˈgyɛ yɪ vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1799–1837, Russian poet, short-story writer, and dramatist.
Contemporary Examples

Among the most famous of his dramatic fragments and vignettes is a series of “Anecdotes about Pushkin.”
Alternative Russian Classics Elif Batuman March 10, 2010

By midnight, the streets around Pushkin Square were eerily empty, save for a sea of grey-uniformed Interior Ministry troops.
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Polonsky hails this as “an exhilarating new direction in Pushkin studies.”
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At one end, Pushkin keeps falling off his chair—at the other end, his son is doing the same.
Alternative Russian Classics Elif Batuman March 10, 2010

Readers familiar with Chekhov, Gogol, Pushkin or Turgenev have already tasted some 19th-century Russian gothic literature.
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Historical Examples

Pushkin was able to convince himself that the heart intrusted to him was a treasure far above the merits of any sublunary being.
The Green Book Mr Jkai

I will read it through, this volume of Pushkin, and tonight come to you.
Poor Folk Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Knowing this, Zeneida had planned the intrigue which would effectually keep Pushkin out of the charmed circle on the eventful day.
The Green Book Mr Jkai

Pushkin’s friends now looked upon him as a traitor to the cause of liberty.
Marie Alexander Pushkin

Zsabakoff grew desperate at the way Pushkin took his suggestions.
The Green Book Mr Jkai

noun
a town in NW Russia: site of the imperial summer residence and Catherine the Great’s palace. Pop: 84 628 (2002) Former name (1708–1937) Tsarskoye Selo
noun
Aleksander Sergeyevich (alɪkˈsandr sɪrˈɡjejɪvitʃ). 1799–1837, Russian poet, novelist, and dramatist. His works include the romantic verse tale The Prisoner of the Caucasus (1822), the verse novel Eugene Onegin (1833), the tragedy Boris Godunov (1825), and the novel The Captain’s Daughter (1836)

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