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Visit the Akhmatova Project for information regarding upcoming performances of this acclaimed work about Akhmatova.
Akhmatova poetry on the WWW:
- Book: Zephyr Press If you have to have only 1 Akhmatova book it should be this!
- Book: The late poet Jane Kenyon‘s translations of Akhmatova are what got me started in 1988–they are still my favorite & are in print again in Twenty Poems (English and Russian Edition)
- Book: Thornton’s Bookshop A vast amount of Russian books.
- Friends Friends & Partners–bringing Americans and Russians together on the Web–a “must visit” site. They have some Akhmatova poems in Russian. This links to their US site in Knoxville, Tennessee.
- AAP Academy of American Poet’s Akhmatova Exhibit.
- The First Long Range Artillery Fire On Leningrad English translation by Daniela Gioseffi
- Many Poems in English from the poetrylovers site.
- Texts of selected poems in Russian from Odessa Globe.
- Deep Water Has links to Akhmatova poems in English.
Buy Books (And help support this website):
- The File of Anna Akhmatova
- Anna Akhmatova (Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets)
- The Word That Causes Death’s Defeat: Poems of Memory (Annals of Communism)
- Selected Poems
- Selected Poems of Anna Akhmatova
- Swan Songs: Akhmatova & Gumilev
- The Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova
- The Akhmatova Journals: Volume 1: 1938-1941
- Poems of Akhmatova: Izbrannye Stikhi
- Akhmatova’s Petersburg
- ANNA AKHMATOVA & HER CIRCLE
- My Half-Century: Selected Prose
- The Guest from the Future: Anna Akhmatova and Isaiah Berlin
- Selected Poems (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
- In a Shattered Mirror: The Later Poetry of Anna Akhmatova
- Three Russian women poets: Anna Akhmatova, Marina Tsvetayeva, Bella Akhmadulina
- A STRANGER TO HEAVEN AND EARTH (Shambhala Centaur Editions)
- Requiem and Poem Without a Hero
- Anna Akhmatova: Poet and Prophet
- Remembering Anna Akhmatova
- A Concordance to the Poetry of Anna Akhmatova
- Twentieth (20th) Century Russian Poetry, Silver And Steel An Anthology
Akhmatova images on the WWW
- Anna Akhmatova at Wikipaintings.
- Petrov-Vodkin View a painting of Akhmatova–”Akhmatova and Her Muse.”
- Art Contrarian several paintings
- Image search find more Akhmatova images
Akhmatova resources on the WWW
- Anna Akhmatova From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
- Encyclopaedia Britannica Online Akhmatova entries.
- Odessa Biography of Akhmatova from the Odessa Page.
- Stray Dog The Stray Dog Cafe was back–it’s gone again though. Wait. Now it’s back. (thanks for letting me know, Willibrord)
- Amherst A collection of Akhmatova documents in Special Collections at Amherst.
- Museum Info about the Akhmatova museum in St. Petersburg.
- Video Order a video about Akhmatova–”The Anna Akhmatova File” (In Russian w/subtitles).
- Venus Akhmatova has a crater on Venus named after her.
- Asteroid 3067 Akhmatova also has an asteroid named after her.
- Akhmatova and the Russian Intelligentsia by Jacqueline Marcus.
- The Places of Anna Akhmatova by Kenneth Okoth.
- Listening Gallery Hear rare sound files of Akhmatova reading her poetry.
Related historical resources
- Soviet Archives Go to the Library of Congress Soviet Archives Exhibit–the section “Attacks on Intellegentia” on the “first floor” provides an insightful overview of what Akhmatova and other writers suffered.
- Khan Genghis Khan: Treasures Of Inner Mongolia
- The St. Petersburg Times online newspaper.
- Stalin Literature Under Stalin
Related resources about others
- Brodsky To the Russian poet Joseph Brodsky page
- Nikolai Gumilev with poems.
- Osip Mandelstam page in English
- Boris Pasternak The Academy of American Poets.
- Tsvetaeva page with translations.
- Lev Nikolaevich Gumilev page about Akhmatova’s son.
- Nikolai Gumilev Website
Russian literature resources on the WWW
- An Introduction to the Silver Age of Russian Poetry by Lindsay Malcolm
- Russian Poets of the 20th Century byRichard Boffin
- Russian Literature. To the Russian and NIS Literature Resources Page.
- Bobst Library Slavic Studies Resources with links to Polish and Czech resources as well.
- From the Ends to the Beginning: A Bilingual Anthology of Russian Poetry free on the Internet at russianpoetry.net.
- Women Celebration of Women Writers.