Anna Akhmatova (1889–1966)
After Stalin's death, Akhmatova's preeminence among Russian poets was grudgingly conceded, even by party officials, and a censored edition of her work was published; conspicuously absent was Requiem, which Isaiah Berlin had predicted in 1946 would never be published in the Soviet Union. Her later pieces, composed in neoclassical rhyme and mood, seem to be the voice of many she has outlived. Her dacha in Komarovo was frequented by Joseph Brodsky and other young poets, who continued Akhmatova's traditions of St. Petersburg poetry into the 21st century.
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more important or better than others:
She is the pre-eminent authority in her subject.
noun [U] FORMAL
His pre-eminence in his subject is internationally recognized.
A Russian country house or villa.
[Russian, gift, land, country house.]
As the size and type of dacha buildings was severely restricted during the Soviet time, some permitted features, such as attics and glazed verandahs, became extremely