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Old poetry translations: “The Prophet” trans. Babette Deutsch and Avrahm Yarmolinsky

April 12, 2012

English translation of “Пророк

Original poem: Pushkin, written 1826, published 1828

Translation: Babette Deutsch and Avrahm Yarmolinsky

Source: Modern Russian Poetry: An Anthology (New York: Harcourt, 1921), 8-9

Earlier we saw translations of the same poem by Ivan Panin (1888) and Ella Heath (1903, via a French version).

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