"Requiem 1935-1940" is dedicated to. friends the speaker met in prison.
Translator unknown. Requiem; 1935-1940 (1963; 1987). Anna Andreyevna Gorenko, better known by the pen name Anna Akhmatova, was a Akhmatova's work ranges from short lyric poems to intricately structured cycles, such as Requiem (1935-40), her In 1940, Akhmatova started her Poem without a Hero, finishing a first draft in Tashkent, but working... Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966), was a Russian poet who refused to write communist propaganda for Stalin and instead wrote about the suffering she saw her people endure under communism.