F.D. Reeve





F.D. Reeve


Born
in Philadelphia, The United States
September 18, 1928

Died
June 28, 2013

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Franklin D'Olier "F.D." Reeve was an American academic, writer, poet, Russian translator, and editor. He was also the father of actor Christopher Reeve. He started his academic career teaching Russian language and literature at Columbia University before moving to Wesleyan University as chairman of the Russian Department.

Reeve was an officer of the Poetry Society of America, the founding editor of "Poetry Review," the secretary of Poets House in its formative years, and was associated with the New England Poetry Club and the New York Quarterly. He published over two dozen books of poetry, fiction, criticism, and translation.

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Great Soviet Short Stories

3.80 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 1923
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Nineteenth-Century Russian ...

4.44 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1973
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My Sister Life: A Novel

2.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2005
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Robert Frost in Russia

3.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2001
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An anthology of Russian pla...

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Twentieth-Century Russian P...

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1973
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An anthology of Russian pla...

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The Puzzle Master and Other...

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2010
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The White Monk: Essay on Do...

3.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1989 — 2 editions
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Nathaniel Purple

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