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Gavrila Derzhavin
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Gavrila Derzhavin (1743–1816) is generally considered to be one of the founders of modern Russian literature, ushering Russia into the greater European tradition. The so-called slate ode was the last poem he completed. (updated 10/2021)

AGNI has published the following work:

Poetry
the river of time
By Gavrila Derzhavin
Translated from the Russian by James Stotts
AGNI 94 Print Only
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