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Boris Pasternak

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Boris Pasternak BORIS LEONIDOVICH PASTERNAK (1890-1960) was one the greatest Russian writers of the 20th century. He was the author of many collections of poetry that exerted great influence on the development of Russian poetry. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for his novel, Doctor Zhivago, but was pressured and persecuted into refusing it. Pasternak was also one of the greatest translators of the Soviet era, translating a wealth of classical texts, including Shakespeare, Goethe and others), as well as a huge number of poems.


Safe Conduct

Chtenia: Fall 2015
Before committing himself to poetry, Pasternak considered pursuing a career in music. In these early chapters from his memoir he recounts his early fascination with music and his relationship with the composer Alexander Scriabin.
Author: Boris Pasternak
Translator: Robert Payne

The Childhood of Lyuvers

Chtenia: Winter 2010

Author: Boris Pasternak
Translator: Robert Payne
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The Color Blue

Chtenia: Summer 2009

Author: Boris Pasternak
Translator: Lydia Razran Stone
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