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Boris Pasternak (1890-1960) was a Russian poet and novelist whose epic Doctor Zhivago helped him win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958.

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Three great Russian writers – Leo Tolstoy (1828 – 1910), Maxim Gorky (1868 – 1936) and Anton Chekhov (1860 – 1904). Crimea, Russi

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Vladimir Mayakovsky. "Russian poet and author, in his early twenties. We’re just taking a wild guess here, but Mayakovsky probably isn’t going to call you." Via My Daguerreotype Boyfriend.

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Sergei Alexandrovich Yesenin - Famous Russian poet in the early part of the 20th century. Married briefly to Isadora Duncan. Killed himself at 30.

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Russian poet Alexander Pushkin is considered by many to the the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature. Pushkin's great-grandfather, was Abram Petrovich Gannibal (1696–1781), a Black African page raised by Peter the Great.

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Я к розам хочу, в тот единственный сад, Где лучшая в мире стоит из оград, Где статуи помнят меня молодой, А я их под невскою помню водой. В душистой тиши между царственных лип Мне мачт корабельных мерещится скрип. И лебедь, как прежде, плывет сквозь века, Любуясь красой своего двойника. И замертво спят сотни тысяч шагов Там шепчутся белые ночи мои О чьей-то высокой и тайной любви . И все перламутром и яшмой горит, Но света источник таинственно скрыт.

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Boris Pasternak, Russian poet and author of Dr Zhivago - one of my favorite films. I recently came across a book of poems he wrote as Yuri & they are most beautiful.

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“Boris Pasternak (Moscu 1890 – Peredelkino 1960)” Russian poet, novelist, and literary translator. His anthology “My sister, Life”, is one of the most influential collections ever published in Russian language. Outside is best known as the author of “Dr. Zhivago”. Awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, he reluctantly agreed to decline the prize by a massive campaign against him by the Communist Party. His poetry post-Zhivago exposes questions of love, immortality, and reconciliation with…

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