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In his relatively brief introduction to the writings of Alexander Pushkin, Oskar Frankfurt states that “the goal of the present translation is to reproduce the simplicity and the music of Pushkin’s poetry and to retain the images, the meaning and the beauty of the original verse”. Frankfurt leaves it up to the reader to see whether he or she has, indeed, managed to do so. I found it a pity, though, that Frankfurt left so much else up to the reader as well. Though he introduces Pushkin’s novel in ...more