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Ruslan and Lyudmila by Alexander Pushkin: A Dual-Language Book

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Ruslan and Lyudmila by Alexander Pushkin: A Dual-Language Book (Parallel Text) Book, translated by Roger Clarke

In order to rescue his beloved Lyudmila, who has been abducted by the evil wizard Chernomor, the warrior Ruslan faces an epic and perilous quest, encoutering a multitude of fantastic and terrifying characters along the way.

The basis for Glinka's famous opera of the same name, Ruslan and Lyudmila - Pushkin's second longest poetical work - is a dramatic and ingenious retelling of Russian folklore, full of humour and irony.

'He managed what is almost unmanageable: to offer parody and enchantment at the same time' Colm Toibin

Ruslan and Lyudmila by Alexander Pushkin: A Dual-Language Book (Parallel Text) Book - About the Author

Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837) was a dramatist and poet, penning such influential works as Eugene Onegin and Boris Godunov. He is now considered the father of modern Russian literature.

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Product Description

Ruslan and Lyudmila by Alexander Pushkin: A Dual-Language Book (Parallel Text) Book, translated by Roger Clarke

In order to rescue his beloved Lyudmila, who has been abducted by the evil wizard Chernomor, the warrior Ruslan faces an epic and perilous quest, encoutering a multitude of fantastic and terrifying characters along the way.

The basis for Glinka's famous opera of the same name, Ruslan and Lyudmila - Pushkin's second longest poetical work - is a dramatic and ingenious retelling of Russian folklore, full of humour and irony.

'He managed what is almost unmanageable: to offer parody and enchantment at the same time' Colm Toibin

Ruslan and Lyudmila by Alexander Pushkin: A Dual-Language Book (Parallel Text) Book - About the Author

Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837) was a dramatist and poet, penning such influential works as Eugene Onegin and Boris Godunov. He is now considered the father of modern Russian literature.

Read an excerpt from Ruslan and Lyudmila

CONTINUE READING
Additional Information
Book Genre Poetry
Book Format Parallel Text
Binding Paperback
Publisher Alma Classics
Number of pages 256
ISBN 9781847492968
Date of Publication 2012
Language Russian
Level Intermediate
Media Type Book
Key Benefits
  • Dual-language (Parallel texts) books enable you to read through the text and instantly check on any words or phrases that you might not have quite understood. These books are a great tool for language learners!
  • Poems are good for short, concerted bursts of learning
  • Full translation in English on the facing page
  • Read a great work of literature while also learning Russian
  • Ideal for beginner, intermediate and advanced learners of Russian
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