Golosa poetov. Stikhi zarubezhnykh poetov v perevode Anny Akhmatovoi [Poets’ voices. Verses of foreign poets translated by Anna Akhmatova].

Moscow, “Progress”, 1965.

Small 8vo, pp. 175; a fine copy in the original printed wrappers; small bookplate to verso of half-title.

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First edition: translations by Akhmatova of a selection of pieces by Polish, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian, Yugoslavian, Norwegian, and Indian poets. She published six volumes of translations during her lifetime but, despite her success, she complained that for a poet translating was ‘comparable to devouring one’s own brains’.

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