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ALEXANDER PUSHKIN
B O R N : J U N E 6 , 1 7 9 9 , M O S C O W, R U S S I A
D E C E A S E D : F E B R UA R Y 1 0 , 1 8 3 7 ...
EARLY LIFE
• Was of African descent
• Born into upper class literary family
• Actual mother took little interest in him, s...
MOSCOW, RUSSIA
• This museum, honoring the greatest poet in
Russian history
• Monument of Alexander Pushkin in front of th...
EDUCATION
 Entered the Lyceum in 1811 which was only open for the sons of 'select'
noblemen
 Graduated from the Lyceum i...
WRITING STYLE
 Russian poet, novelist, playwright of the Romantic era
 Pushkin's work in short stories shows simplicity,...
INFLUENCES
 Byron
 Votlaire
 Goethe
 Schiller
 Shelley
 Keats
 Dante
INFLUENCEDAlexander Pushkin influenced almost ...
INFLUENCED
 Alexander Pushkin
influenced most of Russian
literature.
 Akhmatova
 Blok
 Hristo Botev
 Brodsky
 Bulgak...
NATALYA GONCHAROVA
• Engaged for 3 years
• In love
• Settled on agreements
• Published Natalya Goncharova as a
wedding gif...
ACHIEVEMENTS
 Wrote his first published poem, To a Poet Friend at the age of 14
 Wrote Freedom in 1817, but wasn’t publi...
PUSHKIN PRIZE
 Russian literary prize established in 1881- Present
 in honor of Alexander Pushkin one of Russia’s greate...
QUOTES
CITATIONS
 Russia-Ukraine-Travel.com, . N.p.. Web. 29 Jun 2013. <http://www.russia-
ukraine-travel.com/alexander-pushkin....
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  1. 1. ALEXANDER PUSHKIN B O R N : J U N E 6 , 1 7 9 9 , M O S C O W, R U S S I A D E C E A S E D : F E B R UA R Y 1 0 , 1 8 3 7 , P E T E R S B U R G , R U S S I A Author & Poet
  2. 2. EARLY LIFE • Was of African descent • Born into upper class literary family • Actual mother took little interest in him, so had nurses/ French tutors • Loved his nanny Arina Rodionovna, like mother figure more • Entered an elite school called the Lyceum at age 12 • Began working in the foreign office of St. Petersburg, Russia • (Where he had affairs with two married women)
  3. 3. MOSCOW, RUSSIA • This museum, honoring the greatest poet in Russian history • Monument of Alexander Pushkin in front of the Russian Museum
  4. 4. EDUCATION  Entered the Lyceum in 1811 which was only open for the sons of 'select' noblemen  Graduated from the Lyceum in 1817  Taught by the great poet Vasily Zhukovsky
  5. 5. WRITING STYLE  Russian poet, novelist, playwright of the Romantic era  Pushkin's work in short stories shows simplicity, versatility and clarity.  In short stories showed satire, romance, and drama.  Which later influenced Russian writers
  6. 6. INFLUENCES  Byron  Votlaire  Goethe  Schiller  Shelley  Keats  Dante INFLUENCEDAlexander Pushkin influenced almost all Russian literature. k  Chenier  Batyuskov  Derzhavin  Fonvizin  Karamzin  Zhukovsky  Shakespeare
  7. 7. INFLUENCED  Alexander Pushkin influenced most of Russian literature.  Akhmatova  Blok  Hristo Botev  Brodsky  Bulgakov  Bunin  Chekhov  Dostoevsky  Gogol & many more..
  8. 8. NATALYA GONCHAROVA • Engaged for 3 years • In love • Settled on agreements • Published Natalya Goncharova as a wedding gift • Finally married on 18 February1831 in Moscow.
  9. 9. ACHIEVEMENTS  Wrote his first published poem, To a Poet Friend at the age of 14  Wrote Freedom in 1817, but wasn’t published until his death  Ruslan and Ludmila, written in 1820 was first major poem  Wrote several dramas including Boris Godunov in 1831  Wrote his masterpiece, Eugene Onegin, in 1823-31 which later became a Tchaikovsky opera.
  10. 10. PUSHKIN PRIZE  Russian literary prize established in 1881- Present  in honor of Alexander Pushkin one of Russia’s greatest writers.  Awarded by the Russian Academy of Sciences to Russian authors (who achieved the highest standard of literary excellence)  Winners include : (Anton Chekov & Ivan Bunin)
  11. 11. QUOTES
  12. 12. CITATIONS  Russia-Ukraine-Travel.com, . N.p.. Web. 29 Jun 2013. <http://www.russia- ukraine-travel.com/alexander-pushkin.html>.  . N.p.. Web. 29 Jun 2013. <http://712educators.about.com/blapushkin.htm>.  "Lizok's Bookshelf." : Happy Birthday to “Наше всё" & Newish Translations. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 June 2013.  "Prominent Russians: Aleksandr Pushkin." Aleksandr Pushkin – Russiapedia Literature Prominent Russians. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 June 2013.  "Monument to Alexander Pushkin on Ploshchad Iskusstv (Arts Square)." Monument to Pushkin on Arts Square in St. Petersburg. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 June 2013.

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