Among the most famous of his dramatic fragments and vignettes is a series of “Anecdotes about Pushkin.”
By midnight, the streets around Pushkin Square were eerily empty, save for a sea of grey-uniformed Interior Ministry troops.
Polonsky hails this as “an exhilarating new direction in Pushkin studies.”
At one end, Pushkin keeps falling off his chair—at the other end, his son is doing the same.
Readers familiar with Chekhov, Gogol, Pushkin or Turgenev have already tasted some 19th-century Russian gothic literature.
Pushkin was able to convince himself that the heart intrusted to him was a treasure far above the merits of any sublunary being.
I will read it through, this volume of Pushkin, and tonight come to you.
Knowing this, Zeneida had planned the intrigue which would effectually keep Pushkin out of the charmed circle on the eventful day.
Pushkin's friends now looked upon him as a traitor to the cause of liberty.
Zsabakoff grew desperate at the way Pushkin took his suggestions.