Afanasy Afanasyevich Fet
Afanasy Afanasyevich Fet, later changed his name to Shenshin was a Russian poet regarded as one of the finest lyricists in Russian literature.
The circumstances of Afanasy Fet's birth have been the subject of controversy, and some uncertainties still remain. Even the exact date is unknown and has been cited as either October 29 (old style), or November 23 or 29, 1820.
Brief biographies usually maintain that Fet was the son of the Russian landlord Shenshin and a German woman named Charlotta Becker, an that at the age of 14 he had to change his surname from his father's to that of Fet, because the marriage of Shenshin... more »
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- The September Rose
- I Have Come To You Delighted
- I Always Like The Northern Birches
- Nightingales, A Sigh, A Whisper
- Upon A Haystack On A Southern Night
- By Life Tormented
- When You Were Reading Those Tormented Li...
- While Lounging In A Chair
- With One Firm Thrust
- My Face Turned Upwards To The Sky
- What Grief! The Alley's End
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