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Anna Akhmatova

Poet (11-Jun-1889 — 5-Mar-1966)


Susan Amert. In a Shattered Mirror: The Later Poetry of Anna Akhmatova. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. 1992. 274pp.

Gyorgy Dalos. The Guest from the Future: Anna Akhmatova and Isaiah Berlin. London: John Murray. 1998.

Elaine Feinstein. Anna of All the Russias: A Life of Anna Akhmatova. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 2005. 368pp.

Emma Gerstein; John Crowfoot; E. Gershtein. Moscow Memoirs: Memories of Anna Akhmatova, Osip Mandelstam and Literary Russia Under Stalin. Bergenfield, NJ: Overlook Press. 2004. 482pp.

Amanda Haight. Anna Akhmatova: A Poetic Pilgrimage. New York; London: Oxford University Press. 1976. 213pp.

Anatoly Nayman. Remembering Anna Akhmatova. London: Peter Halban. 1991. 240pp.

Tatiana Patera. A Concordance to the Poetry of Anna Akhmatova. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. 1995. 339pp.

Konstantin Polivanov (editor). Translated by Patricia Beriozkina. Anna Akhmatova and Her Circle. University of Arkansas Press. 1994. 281pp.

Roberta Reeder. Anna Akhmatova: Poet and Prophet. New York, NY: St. Martin's Press. 1994. 619pp.

Leonid I. Strakhovsky. Craftsmen of the Word: Three Poets of Modern Russia: Gumilyov, Akhmatova, Mandelstam. Harvard University Press. 1949. 114pp.


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  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.7)

  8. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.8)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.9)

  10. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.54)

  11. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.20)

  12. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.6)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.6)

  14. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.17)

  15. World Authors 1950-1970 (pp.17-19)

  16. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.9)

  17. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.10)

  18. Obituaries from the Times 1961-1970 (p.11)

  19. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.8)

  20. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.11)

  21. Legends in Their Own Time (p.4)

  22. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.32)

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