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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837)

Pushkin, Alexander Sergéevich (pösh’kin). A great Russian poet and romancer; born at Moscow, 1799; died in 1837, Among his principal works are: ‘The Prisoner of the Caucasus’ (1821); ‘The Fountain of Bakhchisaraj’ (1822); ‘The Robber Brothers’ (1822); ‘The Gipsies’ (1824); ‘Count Nulin,’ a comic epos; ‘Poltava’ (1829), an epic poem; ‘Journey to Erzerum during the Campaign of 1829’ (1836); ‘The Little House in Kolomna,’ a poetical narrative; the dramas ‘The Avaricious Knight,’ ‘Mozart and Salieri,’ and ‘The Stony Guest’; ‘The Banquet during the Plague’; his masterpiece, ‘Evgeny Onyegin’ (1833), a romance in verse after the manner of Byron’s ‘Don Juan’; and the historical novels ‘The Captain’s Daughter’ (1831); ‘Dubrovsky’; ‘History of Pugachev’s Revolt’ (1834); ‘Pique Dame’ (1834). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).