This collection of essays displays the full range of the author's interests - poetic, literary, political and historical. Essays on writers deal with Akhmatova, Tsvetneva and Mandelshtam, as well as Western poets like Auden, Montale, Cavafy and Derek Walcott. In catalogues in the art Brodsky addresses the history and future of Russians prose, and offers meditations on history and the modern age.
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Book Description Penguin, London, 1987. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: GoodTo Very Good. First Edition. Good to VG paperback first edition UK. Some rubbing to soft cover. Shelfwear. Interior bright some browning of pages due to age. V small gift inscription to flyleaf. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 001607
Book Description Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1987. Softcover. reprint. Selected essays written by Joseph Brodsky, the winner of the 1987 Nobel Prize for literature. a second-hand copy, showing trivial signs of handling, and previous owners name at the top of the 1st page. No damage to disclose. For the 1st time Brodsky's genius will be easily accessible to English readers Many of the essays are concerned with the great writers who have meant most to him But to our autobiographical pieces The triumph of language over time and other tyrannies is what Brodsky celebrates, and in doing so he has become a sort of model for younger writers that Auden was for him - Jewish Chronicle First softcover edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 512 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; poetry. ISBN: 0140096698. ISBN/EAN: 9780140096699. Inventory No: 0260999. Bookseller Inventory # 0260999
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, GB, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: nrVG. 1st Edition. From the library of Donald Davie 1922-1995, poet and literary critic, and his wife Doreen. Her signature at start of book. With some annotation by her. Book is in near very good condition with minor but just noticeable signs of wear and/or age. Bookseller Inventory # kb201A.985