Facing texts of Russian originals and new, professional English translations of 250 poems
75+ previously
unavailable archival recordings of poetry performed by Akhmatova, Mandelstam, Mayakovsky, Pasternak, and others
38 detailed resource pages on the poets: extensive biographical information, images, and links
Boolean search engine for Russian and English
Most extensive collection available anywhere of links to other Internet resources about Russian poetry

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NEW on russianpoetry.net: New extensive biographical timelines of M. Iu. Lermontov, I F. Annensky, K. N. Batiushkov, and N. S. Gumilev. Coming soon... Bibliographies of critical works on all the poets on the site.

A new bilingual anthology of Russian verse, From the Ends to the Beginning: A Bilingual Anthology of Russian Poetry, is now available free on the Internet at russianpoetry.net. The aim of this innovative project is to provide an intelligently chosen, well-translated, and comprehensive anthology of Russian poetry from its beginnings in the 18th century to the contemporary scene...

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Editors: Ilya Kutik and Andrew Wachtel, Northwestern University
Tatiana Tulchinsky, Andrew Wachtel, and Gwenan Wilbur
Designer, Developer and Manager:
Michael Denner, Stetson University
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