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The Cambridge Introduction to Russian Poetry
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  • Page extent: 180 pages
  • Size: 228 x 152 mm
  • Weight: 0.44 kg

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  • Dewey number: 891.71/009
  • Dewey version: 22
  • LC Classification: PG3041 .W328 2004
  • LC Subject headings:
    • Russian poetry--History and criticism

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Index of poetic terms




(Note: in certain cases [e.g., “rhythm”] this index gives only the page where the term is defined rather than every single reference to it.)

accentual verse 23–25, 82, 84, 142, 152

alliteration 44–45, 69, 70, 71, 73, 88, 91, 115, 121, 140, 149

amphibrach 18, 87, 91

anapest 18, 84, 87, 152

anaphora 47, 71, 73, 88

aporia 78

apostrophe 46–47, 68, 73, 95, 118, 128, 135, 140, 144

assonance 43, 73, 105, 140, 149

ballad 62, 82–94

blank verse 27–28

blazon 74

caesura 17, 27–28, 33, 78, 128, 148

chiasmus 47, 71, 88, 116

consonance 44

dactyl 18

   dactylic trimeter 111

dol'nik 23–24, 82, 84, 87, 142

elegy 72–76, 79, 80, 81, 82, 132

enjambment 3, 23, 48–49, 105, 123, 137, 152, 153

epic 69, 72, 78–79, 80, 82, 132

epic simile 68

folklore 17, 27, 28, 81–82, 87, 140

free verse 26–27

genre 60–62, 146–147

hiatus 41, 42

hyperbole 45, 68, 71, 105, 123

iambs 18, 84

   free iambs 116–117, 119, 133

   iambic dimeter 75

   iambic hexameter 54, 78

   iambic pentameter 27, 33, 54

   iambic tetrameter 18–23, 31, 56, 67, 73, 100, 114, 121, 133, 137, 139

   iambic trimeter 147

intertextuality 51

litotes 99

love poetry 53, 54, 74, 75, 95–109, 132, 140, 146

meiosis 44–45

metaphor 45, 48, 77, 96, 97, 102, 106, 112, 114, 124, 128, 142

meter 19

   binary 18

   ternary 18, 82, 84, 87, 91

metonymy 46

ode 61, 65–72, 80, 82, 105, 107, 129–130, 132

odic stanza 67, 71, 72, 131

oxymoron 46, 54, 60, 92, 122, 140

parallelism 47, 128, 135, 139

pastoral 69, 74

patriotic verse 127–145

personification 48, 58, 112–113, 116, 118, 120, 123, 128

pleophony see polnoglasie

poema 62

polnoglasie 37, 40, 70, 132

polysyndeton 47

pyrrhic feet 19, 20, 21, 67

quatrain 30

religious verse 53, 54

rhyme 28–30, 33, 98, 105, 111, 142, 148

   dactylic 20

   feminine 17, 20

   grammatical 29

   internal 84, 91

   masculine 17, 20, 84

   nongrammatical 137

rhythm 19

satire 18, 72

simile 45, 124, 132, 149, 152

   see also epic simile

sonnet 32–34

spondee 21–22, 40

stanza 30–34, 105, 114, 122–123, 131, 137

   see also odic stanza

stikhotvorenie 62

syllabic verse 17–18, 128, 130

syllabo-tonic verse 18–23

synecdoche 46, 79, 114, 116, 124, 143

tenor 45

   see also simile

tilt 21–23, 31, 40

topos 57, 69, 76, 128, 134, 147

trochee 18

   trochaic heptameter 148

   trochaic hexameter 142

   trochaic pentameter 142

   trochaic tetrameter 77, 122, 135

   trochaic trimeter 148

trope 45

vehicle 45

   see also simile

zeugma 69




Index of names and works




Akhmatova, Anna (1889–1966) 8, 9, 99

   “Ia ne liubvi tvoei proshu” (“I don’t ask for your love”) 99–103

   “Poema bez geroia” (“Poem without a Hero”) 147

   “Rekviem” (“Requiem”) 55

Ariosto (1474–1533) 41–42

Baratynskii, Evgenii (1800–1844) 6

   “Rasseivaet grust' pirov veselyi shum” (“The happy sound of feasts disperses sadness”) 48

Batiushkov, Konstantin (1787–1855) 6, 41, 42, 72

   “Moi genii” (“My Spirit”) 72–74, 79–80

   “Perekhod cherez Rein” (“Passage over the Rhine”) 41

   “Vyzdorovlenie” (“Convalescence”) 37–38

Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770–1827) 61

Bely, Andrei (1880–1934) 7, 139

Blok, Aleksandr (1880–1921) 7, 138, 144

   “Kryl'tso ee, slovno papert'” (“Her porch is like that of a church”) 23–24

   “Na pole Kulikovom” (“On the Kulikovo Field”) 127

   “Neznakomka” (“The Stranger”) 20, 59

   “Noch', ulitsa, fonar', apteka” (“Night, a street, a streetlight, a pharmacy”) 21–22

   “Predchuvstvuiu Tebia” (“I anticipate you”) 52–54, 146

   “Rossiia” (“Russia”) 138–140, 144

Boileau, Nicolas (1636–1711) 67

   “Ode sur la prise de Namur” (“Ode on the Taking of Namur”) 129

Briusov, Valery (1873–1924) 7

   “Tvorchestvo” (“Creation”) 60

Brodsky, Joseph (1940–1996) 10, 25, 29, 30, 151

   “Chast' rechi” (“A Part of Speech”) 29, 151

   “. . . i pri slove ‘griadushchee’” (“. . . and at the word ‘the future’”) 151–154

Byron, George Gordon, Lord (1788–1824) 115

Catullus (c. 84–c. 54 BCE) 96

Chaucer, Geoffrey (c. 1340–1400) 5

Dante (1265–1321) 68, 79, 80

Derzhavin, Gavrila (1743–1816) 6, 29, 131

   “Evgeniiu. Zhizn' zvanskaia” (“To Eugene. Life at Zvanka”) 36–37

   “Felitsa” (“Felitsa”) 70–72, 146

   “Na smert' kniazia Meshcherskogo” (“On the Death of Prince Meshchersky”) 47–48, 51

   “Solovei vo sne” (“A Nightingale in a Dream”) 43

Dostoevsky, Fedor (1821–1881) 136, 138

Evtushenko, Evgeny (b. 1933) 9, 10

Fet, Afanasy (1820–1892) 7, 33

   “Buria na nebe vechernem” (“A storm on the evening sky”) 110–113

   “Ia prishël k tebe s privetom” (“I came to you with a greeting”) 146

   “Na stoge sena noch'iu iuzhnoi” (“On a hayrick on a southern night”) 120

   “Step' vecherom” (“The Steppe in the Evening”) 120

Friedrich, Caspar David (1774–1840) 110

Gippius, Zinaida (1869–1945) 7

   “Ballada” (“Ballad”) 89–94

Gogol', Nikolai (1809–1852) 139

Goncharov, Ivan (1812–1891) 58

Gray, Thomas (1716–1771)

   “Elegy in a Country Churchyard” 74

Haydn, Franz Joseph (1732–1809) 61

Homer (eighth century BCE) 58, 68, 69, 79, 80

Iazykov, Nikolai (1803–1847) 6

   “K khalatu” (“To His Dressing Gown”) 59

Iskrenko, Nina (1951–1995) 9

   “Drugaia zhenshchina” (“Another Woman”) 25–27

Ivanov, Georgy (1894–1958) 9, 151

   “Otvlechënnoi slozhnost'iu persidskogo kovra” (“Like the abstract complexity of a Persian carpet”) 148–151

   “S beschelovechnoiu sud'boi” (“With an inhuman fate”) 146

Ivanov, Viacheslav (1866–1949) 7, 8, 39, 79

   “Liubov'” (“Love”) 32–34

   “Ozim'” (“Winter Crop”) 136–138, 144

   “V Kolizee” (“In the Coliseum”) 39–40

Kantemir, Antiokh (1709–1744) 5

   first satire 17

Karamzin, Nikolai (1766–1826) 6, 37

Khlebnikov, Velimir (1885–1922) 8, 42

Khodasevich, Vladislav (1886–1939) 9

   “Gazetchik” (“The Newspaper Vendor”) 4

   “Gliazhu na grubye remesla” (“I look at coarse trades”) 121

   “Ne iambom li chetyrekhstopnym” (Not in iambic tetrameter”) 65

Khomiakov, Aleksei (1804–1860) 144

Kibirov, Timur (b. 1956) 9

   “Tol'ko vymolvish' slovo ‘Rossiia’” (“Just utter the word ‘Russia’”) 143–145

Kruchenykh, Alesksei (1886–1968) 8, 42

   “Dyr bul shchyl” 42–43

Kuzmin, Mikhail (1875–1936) 8

   “O, byt' pokinutym” (“Oh, to be jilted”) 95

Lermontov, Mikhail (1814–1841) 7, 51, 85, 92, 115, 134, 144

   “Angel” (“The Angel”) 42, 85–89

   “Kazach'ia kolybel'naia pesnia” (“Cossack Lullaby”) 58

   “Parus” (“The Sail”) 113–115, 125

   “Pesnia pro tsaria Ivana Vasil'evicha” (“Song about Tsar Ivan Vasilievich”) 82

   “Proshchai, nemytaia Rossiia” (“Farewell, unwashed Russia”) 146

   “Rodina” (“Motherland”) 133–134, 139

   “Rusalka” (“The Rusalka”) 86–89, 91

Lomonosov, Mikhailo (1711–1765) 6, 18, 19, 20, 28, 35–36, 37, 41, 72

   “Oda Ekaterine Alekseevne na ee vosshestvie na prestol” (“Ode to Catherine on her Accession to the Throne”) 36

   “Oda na vziatie Khotina” (“Ode on the Taking of Khotin”) 66–70, 129

   “Stikhi, sochinennye na doroge v Petergof” (“Verses Composed on the Road to Peterhof”) 77

   “Vechernee razmyshlenie” (“Evening Meditation”) 19

Mandel'shtam, Osip (1891–1938) 8, 9, 41–42, 51

   “Bessonnitsa. Gomer. Tugie parusa.” (Sleeplessness. Homer. Taut Sails.”) 78–80

   “Eshche ne umer ty” (“You have not yet died”) 46

   “Est' ivolgi v lesakh” (“There are orioles in the woods”) 58

   “Ia ne slykhal rasskazov Ossiana” (“I never heard Ossian’s tales”) 43–44

   “Ia slovo pozabyl” (“I forgot the word”) 41–42

   “Kontsert na vokzale” (“Concert at the Train Station”) 42

   “Tristia” 50

   “Zvuk ostorozhnyi i glukhoi” (“A cautious and mute sound”) 22–23

Mayakovsky, Vladimir (1893–1930) 8, 9, 25, 29, 39, 61, 141

   “A vse-taki” (“But Anyway”) 45

   “Iubileinoe” (“A Jubilee Poem”) 59–60

   “Khorosho” (“It is Good”) 46

   “Nate!” (“Take This!”) 39–40

   “Oblako v shtanakh” (“A Cloud in Trousers”) 24–25

   “Pro eto” (“About That”) 81

   “Proshchan'e” (“Parting”) 141–143

   “Stikhi o sovetskom pasporte” (“Verses about a Soviet Passport”) 45

   “Voina ob''iavlena” (“War is Declared”) 43–44

Merezhkovsky, Dimitri (1865–1941) 93

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (1756–1791) 61

Nabokov, Vladimir (1899–1977) 21

Nekrasov, Nikolai (1821–1878) 7, 8, 146

   “Komu na Rusi zhit' khorosho?” (“Who Lives Well in Russia?”) 82

   “O pogode” (“About the Weather”) 38–39

Nietzsche, Friedrich (1844–1900) 22

Okudzhava, Bulat (1924–1997) 9

   “Polnochnyi trolleibus” (“Midnight Trolley”) 26

Pasternak, Boris (1890–1960) 8, 119

   “Bez nazvaniia” (“Without a Name”) 35

   “Byt' znamenitym nekrasivo” (“It’s not nice to be famous”) 56

   “Groza momental'naia navek” (“A Storm Forever Momentary”) 122–125, 146

   “Marburg” 146

   “Sestra moia – zhizn'” (“My Sister – Life”) 45

   “Slozha vesla” (“With Oars at Rest”) 46

   “Step'” (“The Steppe”) 119

Petrarch (1304–1374) 33, 96

Plato (427–347 BCE) 89, 92, 102

Prigov, Dimitri (b. 1940) 9

   “Banal'noe rassuzhdenie” (“Banal Disquisition”) 55–57

Pushkin, Aleksandr (1799–1837) 6, 7, 16, 28, 29, 33, 38, 42, 51, 74, 75, 82, 100

   “Besy” (“The Demons”) 47, 58–59

   “Boris Godunov” 27

   “Dlia beregov otchizny dal'noi” (“For the shores of a distant homeland”) 48–49

   “Elegiia: Bezumnykh let ugasshee vesel'e” (“Elegy: The faded joy of wild years”) 45

   Evgenii Onegin (Eugene Onegin) 32, 75–76, 103

   “Graf Nulin” (“Count Null”) 29–30, 144

   “Ia vas liubil” (“I loved you”) 96–99

   “K Chaadaevu” (“To Chaadaev”) 131–132, 139

   “K Kaverinu” (“To Kaverin”) 132

   “Mednyi vsadnik” (“The Bronze Horseman”) 62, 142

   “Motsart i Sal'eri” (“Mozart and Salieri”) 15

   “Ne dai mne Bog soiti s uma” (“God forbid that I go mad”) 29–30

   “Net, ia ne dorozhu miatezhnym naslazhden'em” (“No, I do not value wild pleasure”) 146

   “Poltava” 22

   “Pora, moi drug, pora” (“Farewell, my friend, farewell”) 38

   “Probuzhdenie” (“Awakening”) 74–75

   “Prorok” (“The Prophet”) 19–20, 21, 37, 47

   “Rusalka” (“The Rusalka”) 87

   “Stikhi, sochinennye noch'iu vo vremia bessonnitsy” (“Verses Composed at Night at a Time of Sleeplessness”) 76–78, 152

   “. . . Vnov' ia posetil” (“. . . Again I visited”) 27

   “Vo glubine sibirskikh rud” (“In the depths of Siberian mines”) 55

   “Vol'nost'” (“Freedom”) 131

Radishchev, Aleksandr (1749–1802) 6, 130

   “Vol'nost'” (“Freedom”) 40–41, 130–131, 132

Schiller, Friedrich (1759–1805) 85

Scott, Sir Walter (1771–1832)

   “The Eve of Saint John” 83–84, 87

   “The Gray Brother” 91

Shakespeare, William (1564–1616) 5, 27

Sologub, Fedor (1863–1927) 51

Soloviev, Vladimir (1853–1900) 7, 53, 60, 92, 93

   “Zachem slova” (“What good are words”) 53–54

Solovieva, Poliksena (1867–1924) 93

Sosnora, Viktor (b. 1936) 10

   “Don Zhuan” (“Don Juan”) 51

Tiutchev, Fedor (1803–1873) 7, 115, 134, 136, 144

   “Den' i noch'” (“Day and Night”) 30–32, 40

   “Dva golosa” (“Two Voices”) 38–39

   “Est' v oseni pervonachal'noi” (“There is in earliest autumn”) 115–117, 119

   “Eti bednye selen'ia” (“These poor settlements”) 134–136, 137, 139

   “Fontan” (“The Fountain”) 46–47

   “O chem ty voesh'” (“What do you howl about”) 116–117, 119

   “Problesk” (“The Flash”) 121

   “Vesenniaia groza” (“Spring Thunderstorm”) 120–121, 124, 125

   “Volna i duma” (“Wave and Thought”) 110

Trediakovsky, Vasily (1703–1769) 6, 67, 81, 127, 141

   Stikhi pokhval'nye Parizhu (“Verses in Praise of Paris”) 128

   Stikhi pokhval'nye Rossii (“Verses in Praise of Russia”) 127–129

   “Torzhestvennaia oda o sdache goroda Gdanska” (“Solemn Ode on the Surrender of the City of Danzig”) 129–130

Tsvetaeva, Marina (1892–1941) 8, 9, 30

   “Chitateli gazet” (“Readers of Newspapers”) 2–4, 23

   “Poety” (“Poets”) 1, 49

   “Popytka revnosti” (“An Attempt at Jealousy”) 103–108

Van Gogh, Vincent (1853–1890) 110, 126

Vergil (70–19 BCE) 68

Verlaine, Paul (1844–1896) 149–150

Viazemsky, Petr (1792–1878) 6

   “Russkii bog” (“Russian God”) 146

   “Zhizn' nasha v starosti” (“Our life in old age”) 45

Zhukovsky, Vasily (1783–1852) 6, 74, 83, 85

   “Pokaianie” (“Repentance”) 91

   “Zamok Smal'gol'm, ili Ivanov vecher” (“The Castle of Smaylho’me or The Eve of Saint John”) 83–84



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