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Anna Akhmatova reading her poems about Isaiah Berlin in Oxford in 1965

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Duration: 0:12:32 | Added: 23 May 2014
The podcast is in russian. This short recording includes Cinque and a number of other poems inspired by her meetings with Isaiah Berlin.

When the great Russian poet Anna Akhmatova came to Oxford in June 1965, a year before her death, to be awarded an honorary D.Litt., she gave a reading of her poems. This short recording includes Cinque and a number of other poems inspired by her meetings with Isaiah Berlin in Leningrad in 1945–6.

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