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The Genre "Novel in Verse" & Alexander Pushkin's "Eugene Onegin"

Girish Munjal
2020 Litinfinite Journal  
The present paper delves into the emergence of genre "Novel in Verse" or "Verse Novel" in Russian Literature. It was introduced by Alexander Pushkin, the most famous literary figure of 19th Century Russian literature, a period considered as its Golden Era. A. Pushkin is revered not only as the father of modern Russian language, by enriching it & winning the respect it deserved but also as the founder of modern Russian literature for his realistic works. This paper is an attempt to understand
more » ... pt to understand and study: contribution of Pushkin in the development of the genre "Novel in Verse" in the form of his Lyrical-Epic work called "Eugene Onegin"; his poetic invention in the form of new stanza writing which became famous as "Onegin Stanza", its influence on writings of other poets, writers all over the world and which made him the undisputed master of poetry.
doi:10.47365/litinfinite.2.1.2020.1-10 fatcat:5ovlxwy5endqpmcznfgrl7yd5y