Mikhail Lermontov

MIKHAIL LERMONTOV (1814-1841) is widely considered Russia's second most important poet, after Alexander Pushkin. He is beloved for both his patriotic and his romantic poetry, and for his novel, A Hero of our Time, which was one of the first great novels written in Russian. He died tragically in a duel at the age of 26.


The Treasurer's Wife (14: Provincial Life)
The Fatalist (13: Luck)
I Go Out Alone Upon the Road (03: On the Road)
A Hero of Our Time (28: Superfluous Men)
How often, when, encircled by a motley crowd (28: Superfluous Men)
Dream (33: Military Tales)
A Meditation (34: Treasure Hunting)

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