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    DescriptionA tale of intrigue, deception, murder and retribution, "Boris Godunov" charts the rise and fall of an ambitious prince who cannot avoid facing the consequences of his dark past. Based on the historical figure of the nobleman Boris Godunov, who seized power from Ivan the Terrible's successor in sixteenth-century Russia, and partly inspired by Shakespeare's "Macbeth", Alexander Pushkin's 1825 play showcases the author's mastery of verse and dramatic form. Also included in this volume are Pushkin's celebrated four Little Tragedies: "Mozart and Salieri", "The Miserly Knight", "The Stone Guest" and "A Feast During the Plague".

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    Boris Godunov and Little Tragedies
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alexander Pushkin, Translated by Roger Clarke
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 358 g
    ISBN 13: 9781847491473
    ISBN 10: 1847491472

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.2
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DD
    B&T Book Type: FI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    LC classification: PN
    BISAC V2.8: FIC004000
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T General Subject: 500
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 62
    DC22: 891.723
    BISAC V2.8: LIT013000, DRA016000
    Thema V1.0: DD
    Illustrations note
    Oneworld Classics Ltd
    Imprint name
    Oneworld Classics Ltd
    Publication date
    01 November 2010
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    Author Information
    Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837) was a dramatic and poet, penning such influential works as Eugene Onegin and Boris Godunov. He is now considered the father of modern Russian literature.
    Review quote
    "Pushkin is an extraordinary phenomenon, perhaps the only phenomenon of the Russian spirit." --Nikolai Gogol