SOMETIMES WRITTEN SHUKOWS VASILLI ANDREEVICH OR JOUKOVSKI ZHUKOVSKI
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A famous Russian poet; born near Bielev in the government of Penza, 1783; died 1852. He succeeded Karamzin as editor of the Viestnik Evropui, 1808; was preceptor of the Emperor Alexande II. in his youth, as well as of Alexander's mother. A monument was erected to his memory, 1852. He wrote: "The Minstrel in the Russian Camp", a collection of spirited war ballads; "Ziudmina"; "Svietlana", his best work; etc.; and a number of prose essays and tales, the best-known of which was "Mary's Grove". He made also numerous translations from the German, English, etc.; his translation of Gray's "Elegy" being one of the finest ever made.
By Charles Dudley Warner