A hero of our time

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Statement[by] Mikhail Yurevich Lermontov. Translated by Philip Longworth. With an afterword by William E. Harkins.
SeriesA Signet classic
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LC ClassificationsPZ3.L5621 Her16
The Physical Object
Pagination206 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5905951M
LC Control Number64004889
OCLC/WorldCa3512544

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A Hero of Our Time Note: Translation of: Герой нашего времени. Language: English: LoC Class: PG: Language and Literatures: Slavic (including Russian), Languages and Literature: Subject: Psychological fiction Subject: Caucasus -- Fiction Subject: Russia -- Social life and customs -- -.

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A Hero of Our Time is a novel by Mikhail Lermontov published in It tells the story of a young officer, Pechorin, sent to the Caucasus after a duel. A Hero of Our Time is one of Russia’s greatest novels.

All the characters, with the possible exception of Vera, are drawn with consummate art. In Pechorin, the novel’s hero, Lermontov gave the. Directed by Michael Almereyda. With Kevin Jarre, Dennis Hopper/10(17). A Hero Of Our Time () is the only novel written by one of Russia's greatest Romantic poets, Mikhail Lermontov -- considered by many to be the Russian counterpart of Lord Byron -- who died in a duel at the age of 26, leaving behind an unforgettable literary legacy/5().

Index of A Hero of Our Time; Next part (2) A HERO OF OUR TIME TRANSLATED FROM THE RUSSIAN OF M. LERMONTOV By J. WISDOM & MARR MURRAY FOREWORD THIS novel, known as one of the masterpieces of Russian Literature, under the title "A Hero of our Time," and already translated into at least nine European languages, is now for the first time1/5.

A Hero of Our Time By Mikhail Lermontov Contents The Author's Preface (to the 2nd edition) Bela Maksim Maksimich Introduction to Pechorin's Journal Taman Princess Mary The Fatalist The Author's Preface. The preface is the first and at the same time the last thing in any book.

First English edition. First English edition. Engraved frontispiece and title vignette and 5 engraved plates. [1], [4, ads] pp. 8vo. First English edition of A Hero of Our Time, prefaced with a page Introductory Review of Russian Literature. "A free and expanded version, with changed names.

The section Taman is omitted" (Line). A Hero of our Time was published inan era in time in which the author was generally believed to be representing himself and his own beliefs in his output.

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