The Man Who Shook His Fist At The Tsar

by Jack Robertson
The Man Who Shook His Fist At The Tsar
  • ISBN-13: 9781910885888
  • Author(s): Jack Robertson
  • Subject: Literary studies: poetry & poets
  • Publisher: Bookmarks
  • Imprint: Redwords
  • Publication Date: 21-03-2019
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£16.99
Jack Robertson lays out the politics of 19th century Russia in this in-depth study of Alexander Pushkin's epic poem 'The Bronze Horseman'. The poem is accessibly translated into English, with Robertson exploring the poem's complications through comprehensive research and lucid prose. Painting Pushkin as a serious historian who gave voice to Russian radicals and oppositionists, The Man Who Shook His Fist at the Tsar is an important and timely literary biography with political context.
About the book

Jack Robertson lays out the politics of 19th century Russia in this in-depth study of Alexander Pushkin's epic poem 'The Bronze Horseman'. The poem is accessibly translated into English, with Robertson exploring the poem's complications through comprehensive research and lucid prose. Painting Pushkin as a serious historian who gave voice to Russian radicals and oppositionists, The Man Who Shook His Fist at the Tsar is an important and timely literary biography with political context.