An essay is presented on Russian poet, playwright and novelist Alexander Pushkin's simulation of folk poetry in his verse novel "Song of the Girls" (Eugene Onegin). Topics include the history of Russian-Jewish culture and exports of Russian literature into Jewish languages, lexical and prosodic features that produce the folk effect of the song in Yiddish and Hebrew language, and a description of the song.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cultural Studies
- Language and Linguistics
- Linguistics and Language
- Literature and Literary Theory