Eugene Onegin

By Alexander Pushkin; Stanley Mitchell (Notes by); Stanley Mitchell (Introduction by); Stanley Mitchell (Translator)
(Penguin Classics, Paperback, 9780140448108, 304pp.)

Publication Date: November 25, 2008

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Still the benchmark of Russian literature 175 years after its first publication—now in a marvelous new translation

PUSHKIN’S INCOMPARABLE POEM has at its center a young Russian dandy much like Pushkin in his attitudes and habits. Eugene Onegin, bored with the triviality of everyday life, takes a trip to the countryside, where he encounters the young and passionate Tatyana. She falls in love with him but is cruelly rejected. Years later, Eugene Onegin sees the error of his ways, but fate is not on his side. A tragic story about love, innocence, and friendship, this beautifully written tale is a treasure for any fan of Russian literature.

 

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