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Evgeniĭ Onegin: A Novel in Verse 101 editions

Cover of: Evgeniĭ Onegin | Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin
About the Book

Eugene Onegin (Russian: Евге́ний Оне́гин, BGN/PCGN: Yevgeniy Onegin) is a novel in verse written by Alexander Pushkin.

It is a classic of Russian literature, and its eponymous protagonist has served as the model for a number of Russian literary heroes (so-called superfluous men). It was published in serial form between 1825 and 1832. The first complete edition was published in 1833, and the currently accepted version is based on the 1837 publication.

Almost the entire work is made up of 389 stanzas of iambic tetrameter with the unusual rhyme scheme "AbAbCCddEffEgg", where the uppercase letters represent feminine rhymes while the lowercase letters represent masculine rhymes. This form has come to be known as the "Onegin stanza" or the "Pushkin sonnet."

The rhythm, innovative rhyme scheme, the natural tone and diction, and the economical transparency of presentation all demonstrate the virtuosity which has been instrumental in proclaiming Pushkin as the undisputed master of Russian poetry.

The story is told by a narrator (a lightly fictionalized version of Pushkin's public image), whose tone is educated, worldly, and intimate. The narrator digresses at times, usually to expand on aspects of this social and intellectual world. This allows for a development of the characters and emphasises the drama of the plot despite its relative simplicity.

The book is admired for the artfulness of its verse narrative as well as for its exploration of life, death, love, ennui, convention and passion. It influenced Vikram Seth's Golden Gate.

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101 editions First published in 1833

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Publish date unknown, Routledge and Kegan Paul
Eugene Onegin
in English
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Publish date unknown, Tipografiia Manchesterskago Universiteta
Evgeniĭ Onegin
Cover of: Yevgeni Onyegin
Publish date unknown, [Sifriyat poʻalim]
Yevgeni Onyegin
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1833, A. Smirdin
Evgenīĭ Oni͡e︡gin
in Russian
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1874, B. Behr's Buchhandlung (E. Bock)
Evgenīĭ Oni͡e︡gin.
in Russian - 3. izd.
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1880, [V tipografīi V. Bezobrazova i komp.]
Evgenīĭ Oni͡e︡gin.
in Russian - Izd. 4, I͡A︡. A. Isakova.
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1887, Tipografīi͡a︡ A.I. Mamontova i ko.
Evgenīĭ Oni͡e︡gin
in Russian
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1893, Izdanīe V.G. Gotʹe
Evgenīĭ Oni͡e︡gin.
in Russian
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1913, izdanīe A.S. Suvorina
Evgenīĭ Oni͡e︡gin
in Russian
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1933, Academia
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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1933, Academia
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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1933, Academia
Evgeniǐ Onegin.
in Russian
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1936, Gosudarstvennoe izdatelʹstvo "Khudozhestvennai͡a︡ Literatura"
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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1937, University of California press
Eugene Onegin
in English
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1943, The Pushkin Press
Eugene onegin
in English
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1943, Limited Editions Club
Eugene Onegin
in English
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1944, Napechatano otdelom pomoshchi veonnoplennym khristi︠a︡nskogo soi︠u︡za molodykh li︠u︡deĭ (Y.M.S.A.)
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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1945, Khutor
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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1945, Khutor
Evgeniǐ Onegin.
in Russian
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1947, OGIZ
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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1947, Sabčotʻa mcerali
Evgeni Onegini
in Georgian
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1949, Gos. izd-vo khudozh. lit-ry
Evgeniǐ Onegin.
in Russian
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1954, Gos. izd-vo khudozh. lit-ry
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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1958, Gos. izd-vo det. lit-ry
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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1959, Gos. izd-vo khudozh. litry
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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1960, Bradda Books
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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1960, Gos. izd-vo detskoĭ lit-ry
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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1960, Shkol'naya Biblioteka
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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1960, Bradda Books
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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1961, Gosudarstvennoe Izdatel'stvoKhudozhestvennoĭ Literatury
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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1961, Gos. izd-vo khudozh. lit-ry
Evgeniǐ Onegin.
in Russian
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1963, Dutton
Eugene Onegin
in English - [1st. ed.]
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October 15, 1963, Plume
Eugene Onegin
Paperback in English
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1963, Bradda Books
Evgeniǐ Onegin.
in Russian
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1964, Antioch Press
Eugene Onegin
in English
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1964, Bollingen Foundation, distributed by] Pantheon Books
Eugene Onegin
in English
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1964, Penguin
Eugene Onegin
in English - New rev. ed.
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1964, Penguin Books
Eugene Onegin
in English
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1964, Routledge & keegan Paul
Eugene Onegin
in English
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1964, The Antioch Press
Eugene Onegin
Hardcover
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February 28, 1964, Penguin Classics
Eugene Onegin
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1964, Routledge & Keegan Paul
Eugene Onegin
in English
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1964, Routledge & Keegan Paul
Eugene Onegin
in English
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1964, Penguin Books
Eugene Onegin
in English
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1964, Pantheon Books
Eugene Onegin
in English
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1965, Penguin Books
Eugene Onegin
in English - A new rev. ed., translated by Babette Deutsch. Edited with an introd. by Avrahm Yarmolinsky
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1966, Izdatelʹstvo khudozh. lit-ra
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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1971, Sifriyat poʻalim
Yevgeni Onyegin
in Hebrew
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1972, Penguin Books
Eugene Onegin
in English - New rev. ed. translated by Babette Deutsch, edited with an introduction by Avrahm Yarmolinsky.
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1973
Evgeniĭ Onegin.
in Russian
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1975, Princeton University Press
Eugene Onegin
in English - Rev. ed.
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1976, Routledge and Kegan Paul
Eugene Onegin
in English - Revised ed.
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1976, Detskaia literatura
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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1977, [C. Johnston]
Eugene Onegin
in English
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1977, Wydaw. Literackie
Eugeniusz Oniegin
in Polish - Wyd. 1.
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1978, Viking Press
Eugene Onegin
in English
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November 10, 1978, Viking Adult
Eugene Onegin
Hardcover
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1979, Penguin
Eugene Onegin
in English - [1st ed. reprinted] / with minor revisions and an introduction by John Bayley.
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1980, Wilhelm Schmitz Verlag
Jewgenij Onegin
in German
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1980, Belles Lettres
Eugène Oniéguine
in French
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1981, Princeton University Press
Eugene Onegin
in English - Paperback ed.
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1981, E.P. Dutton
Eugene Onegin
in English - 2nd ed., rev.
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1981, E.P. Dutton
Eugene Onegin
in English - 2nd ed., rev.
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1981, Princeton University Press
Eugene Onegin
in English - Paperback ed.
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March 15, 1981, Plume
Eugene Onegin
Paperback
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March 15, 1981, Plume
Eugene Onegin
Paperback
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March 15, 1981, Plume
Eugene Onegin
Paperback
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March 15, 1981, Plume
Eugene Onegin
Paperback - 2nd ed., rev edition
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1988, Kniga
Evgenīĭ Oni͡e︡gin
in Russian
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1988, Izd-vo "Kniga,"
Evgenīĭ Oni͡egin
in Russian
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1990, Princeton University Press
Eugene Onegin
in English - 2nd Princeton/Bollingen Paperback ed.
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1990, Southern Illinois University Press
Eugene Onegin
in English
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January 1, 1991, Princeton University Press
Eugene Onegin
Paperback in English
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January 1, 1991, Princeton University Press
Eugene Onegin
Paperback in English
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1993, Gumanitarnoe agentstvo Akademicheskiĭ proekt
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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1993, Moskovskiĭ rabochiĭ
"Evgeniĭ Onegin" v siluėtakh V. Gelʹmersena
in Russian
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1994, Bookking International
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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1994, Bookking International
Evgeniĭ Onegin.
in Russian
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1995, Oxford University Press
Eugene Onegin
in English
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January 11, 1996, Oxford University Press, USA
Eugene Onegin
in English
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February 1996, Dramatic Pub.
Eugene Onegin
Paperback in English
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1998, Oxford University Press
Eugene Onegin
in English
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1998, Dover Publications
Eugene Onegin
in English - Dover ed.
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1998, "ĖKSMO-PRESS"
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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August 18, 1998, Oxford University Press, USA
Eugene Onegin
in English
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June 18, 1998, Dover Publications
Eugene Onegin
Paperback in English - Dover Ed edition
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1999, Nasledie
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian - Reprintnoe izd.
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1999, Basic Books
Eugene Onegin
in English
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April 11, 1999, Penguin Books Ltd
Eugene Onegin
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1999, Basic Books
Eugene Onegin
in English
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April 30, 1999, Everyman's Library
Eugene Onegin
Hardcover - New Ed edition
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September 20, 2000, Basic Books
Eugene Onegin
in English
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2001, Novosti Tuvy
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Tuvinian
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2002, Ardis Publishers
Eugene Onegin
in English - 2nd ed., rev.
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2002, Vita Nova
Evgeniĭ Onegin
in Russian
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2003, Penguin
Eugene Onegin
in English - Rev. ed. / introduction and notes by Michael Basker ; with a preface by John Bayley.
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2004, Dedalus
Eugene Onegin
in English
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August 28, 2008, Penguin Books Ltd
Eugene Onegin
Paperback
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2008, Izd-vo "Art Libris"
Evgenīĭ Oni︠e︡gin
in Russian
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2009, Oxford University Press
Eugene Onegin
in English
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2010, Penguin Group UK
Eugene Onegin
Electronic resource in English

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