- Golden Age of Russian Poetry
Golden Age of Russian Poetry is the name traditionally applied by Russian philologists to the first half of the 19th century. It is also called the Age of
Pushkin, after its most significant poet (arguably, in Nabokov's words, the greatest poet this world was blessed with since the time of Shakespeare). Mikhail Lermontovand Fyodor Tyutchevare generally regarded as two most important Romantic poets after Pushkin. Vasily Zhukovskyand Konstantin Batyushkovare the best regarded of his precursors. Pushkin himself, however, considered Evgeny Baratynskyto be the finest poet of his day.
Silver Age of Russian Poetry
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