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"Who will grieve for this woman? Does she not seem too insignificant for our concern? Yet in my heart I never will deny her, Who suffered death because she chose to turn." -- Anna Akhmatova
Anna Akhmatova (; — March 5, 1966) was the pen name of the modernist poet Anna Andreyevna Gorenko (; ), one of the most acclaimed female writers in the Russian canon.

Akhmatova's work ranges from short lyric poems to intricately structured cycles, such as Requiem (1935—40), her tragic masterpiece about the Stalinist terror. Her style, characterised by its economy and emotional restraint, was strikingly original and distinctive to her contemporaries. The strong and clear leading female voice struck a new chord in Russian poetry. Her writing can be said to fall into two periods - the early work (1912—25) and her later work (from around 1936 until her death), divided by a decade of reduced literary output. Her work was condemned and censored by Stalinist authorities and she is notable for choosing not to emigrate, and remaining in Russia, acting as witness to the atrocities around her. Her perennial themes include meditations on time and memory, and the difficulties of living and writing in the shadow of Stalinism.

Primary sources of information about Akhmatova's life are relatively scant, as war, revolution and the totalitarian regime caused much of the written record to be destroyed. For long periods she was in official disfavour and many of those who were close to her died in the aftermath of the revolution.

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Total Books: 56
Four of Us Pasternak Akhmatova Mandelstam Tsvetaeva
2015 - Four of Us Pasternak Akhmatova Mandelstam Tsvetaeva (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781506195964
ISBN-10: 1506195962
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Rosary Poetry of Anna Akhmatova
2014 - Rosary Poetry of Anna Akhmatova (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781495455674
ISBN-10: 149545567X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Strong Words Poetry in a Russian and English Edition
2014 - Strong Words Poetry in a Russian and English Edition (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781550963885
ISBN-10: 1550963880
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Evening Poetry of Anna Akhmatova
2013 - Evening Poetry of Anna Akhmatova (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781492795056
ISBN-10: 1492795054
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Strong Words Alexander Pushkin Anna Akhmatova and Andrei Voznesenski A Russian and English edition
Intimations Selected Poetry by Anna Akhmatova
2010 - Intimations Selected Poetry By Anna Akhmatova [Artists and Writers] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780979975233
ISBN-10: 0979975239
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Polnoe sobranie poezii i prozy v odnom tome
2009 - Polnoe Sobranie Poezii I Prozy V Odnom Tome (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9785992203080
ISBN-10: 5992203087
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Akhmatova The Dog Rose Blossoms Midnight Verses
2007 - Akhmatova the Dog Rose Blossoms Midnight Verses [Perdika Editions] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781905649051
ISBN-10: 1905649053
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Selected Poems
2006 - Selected Poems [Penguin Classics] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140424645
ISBN-10: 0140424644
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Anna Akhmatova
2006 - Anna Akhmatova [Everyman's Library Pocket Poets] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780307264244
ISBN-10: 0307264246
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Word That Causes Death's Defeat  Poems of Memory
2004 - The Word That Causes Death's Defeat Poems of Memory [Annals of Communism Series] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780300103779
ISBN-10: 0300103778
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Word That Causes Death's Defeat Poems of Memory
2004 - The Word That Causes Death's Defeat Poems of Memory [Annals of Communism] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780300191370
ISBN-10: 0300191375
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Selected Poems of Anna Akhmatova
2004 - Selected Poems of Anna Akhmatova (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9785885909556
ISBN-10: 5885909555
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Requiem et autres pomes
1999 - Requiem Et Autres Pomes (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782844900005
ISBN-10: 2844900003
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My Half-Century Selected Prose
1997 - My Half-century Selected Prose (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780810114852
ISBN-10: 0810114852
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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Poems of Akhmatova  Izbrannye Stikhi
1997 - Poems of Akhmatova Izbrannye Stikhi [Russian-English] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780395860038
ISBN-10: 0395860032
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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A STRANGER TO HEAVEN AND EARTH
1993 - A Stranger to Heaven and Earth [Shambhala Centaur Editions] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780877738947
ISBN-10: 0877738947
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova
1990 - Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780939010134
ISBN-10: 0939010135
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Poem Without a Hero  Selected Poems
1989 - Poem Without a Hero Selected Poems (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780932440501
ISBN-10: 0932440509
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Anna Akhmatova Selected Poems
1989 - Anna Akhmatova Selected Poems [Penguin International Poets S.] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780140585582
ISBN-10: 0140585583
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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You Will Hear Thunder
1985 - You Will Hear Thunder (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780821408063
ISBN-10: 0821408062
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference
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Evening Poems 1912 [English and Russian Edition] (Paperback)
Requiem [Jessie Davies' Russian Parallel Texts S.] (Paperback)Paperback
Ia-golos Vash- [Populiarnaia biblioteka] (Other)
A Akhmatova Sobranie Sochinenii Tom 8 Dopolnitel'nyi Perevody 1950 - 1960-e Gody [Anna Akhmatova. Collected works in eight volumes: Volume 8: Additional. Translations of 1950-1960s] (Hardcover)Hardcover