By Clarence Brown, Osip Mandelstam
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Prose of Osip Mandelstam in a pleasant model from San Francisco's North element Press. contains severe essays through translator Clarence Brown. many of the prose previously released via Princeton UP.
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from the again of the book:
o s ip m a n d e l s t a m , 1891-1938, used to be not just the preeminent Russian
poet of the 20th century but in addition an entire and distinct
prose stylist. Suppressed in the Soviet Union, his paintings was once little
known while Clarence Brown released his Prose of Osip Mandel
stam in 1965. Now, thank you largely to Professor Brown’s marvelous
pioneering paintings, Mandelstam has finally completed severe attractiveness.
Professor Brown writes in his creation to this new, accelerated edi
tion of Mandelstam’s prose: “ Unmentionable in his personal nation and
once all yet unmentioned out of the country, Mandelstam is now almost un
avoidable. Studied, taught, anthologized, even imitated, he has discovered
with impressive rapidity that ‘reader within the future’ for whom he consistently
conceived himself to be writing.”
t h e n o i s e o f t i m e contains 5 significant prose writings: the name
essay, an impressionistic autobiographical comic strip of the author’s early
years in St. Petersburg; “ The Egyptian Stamp,” a brief tale with
echoes of Gogol and Dostoevsky; “ Theodosia,” a memoir of the Cri
mea; and items additional to this variation, “Journey to Armenia,” a
travel magazine with faintly political overtones; and “ Fourth Prose,” a
stunning paintings of invective and outrage responding to the reputable cam
paign carried out via the country opposed to the writer. fantastically translated
by Professor Brown, the prose works are followed via severe es
says putting them within the context of Mandelstam’s lifestyles and work.
“ Clarence Brown’s translation of Mandelstam not just provides English
readers the best twentieth-century stylist in Russian yet can be one
of the best examples ever of the translator’s paintings: a miracle of accuracy,
tone, and feeling of interval. ” man Davenport
North aspect books have sewn bindings
and are published on acid-free paper.
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