ŽUKOVSKIJ, Vasilij Andreevič

ŽUKOVSKIJ, Vasilij Andreevič. 1783 — 1852. Russian poet. He was enthusiast about India in the spirit of Romanticism, but knew not languages. Made his free rendering of Nala from Rückert’s German version.

Publications: Nal i Damajanti. 1843.

Sources: *Ch. Hyart, “Le poème Nal i Damajanti de V. A. Žukovskij et l’original hindou”, Annuaire de l’Inst. de philol. et d’hist. orientales et slaves (Bruxelles) 12, 1952, 185-200.

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