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by including the original poems, i suppose the translator opens herself up to the kind of criticisms i have these were TERRIBLE translations i ended up using the english versions just for the russian words i didn t know and english is my first language this translation work seemed obsessed with the literal, dictionary definitions of words, instead of focusing on the fact they were POEMS what came out was joyless, clunky, wordy, and spiritless every chance the translator had to catch by including the original poems, i suppose the translator opens herself up to the kind of criticisms i have these were TERRIBLE translations i ended up using the english versions just for the russian words i didn t know and english is my first language this translation work seemed obsessed with the literal, dictionary definitions of words, instead of focusing on the fact they were POEMS what came out was joyless, clunky, wordy, and spiritless every chance the translator had to catch the playfulness or rhythm of the original was squandered i m actually a little angry about this thank you. Marina Tsvetaeva is an elegant example of how not everything was bad in Tsarist Russia Much of it was quite beautiful and nearly lost forever. (FREE PDF) õ Poem of the End: Selected Narrative and Lyrical Poetry ë This bilingual collection contains six of her acclaimed narrative poems, as well as a selection of lyrics, most translated into English for the first timeTsvetaeva always regarded the narrative poem as her true challenge, and she created powerful and intensely original works in the genre They can be seen as markers of various stages in her poetic development, ranging from the early, folk accented On a Red Steed to the lyrical confessional Poem of the Mountain and Poem of the End to the metaphysical later poems, An Attempt at a Room, a beautiful requiem for Rainer Maria Rilke, New Year s Greetings, and Poem of the Air, a stirring celebration of Lindbergh s transatlantic flight and the quest for the soul s freedom