The article focusses on Ted Hughes' translation of Alexander Pushkin's "Prophet". The comparative analysis of both texts helps to highlight the "Hughesian" element of the english poem and to pin point Hughes' idea of art and artist's purpose.
The article is devoted to the century anniversary of Pushkins death, which was broadly celebrated in the USSR. On the basis of published and archive sources author reveals the content of cultural program, ideological trend of jubilee actions, and the participation of Moscow teenagers in the realization of high authority plans.
The article is a critical review of the current condition of canon formation studies in Russia in its connection to Pushkin epoch and ‘golden age’ of Russian Literature. Besides, article reviews Pushkin reading which took place at the University of Tartu