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Afanasy Fet (Shenshin) (1820–1892)

Fet, A. (fet), pseudonym of Afanasy Afanasievitch Shenshin. A Russian poet; born in Orel, Dec. 5, 1820; died at Moscow, Dec. 4, 1892. A versifier from childhood, his most enduring fame resting upon the collection called ‘Evenings and Nights’ (1883), although versions of Horace, Juvenal, Goethe, and even Shakespeare, show his scholarly and literary attainments.