Marko Yakubovich by Alexander Pushkin

In 1835 Pushkin published a collection called 'Songs of the Western Slavs' and included among its numbers was a vampire poem, featuring the Vurdalak. The poem clearly borrows from or was influenced by Prosper Mérimée.   The following is a very rough translation. Marko Yakubovich sat by the gate, Before him sat Zoya his wife … Continue reading Marko Yakubovich by Alexander Pushkin