By Clarence Brown, Osip Mandelstam
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Prose of Osip Mandelstam in a pleasant model from San Francisco's North element Press. comprises severe essays by means of 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 additionally an entire and certain
prose stylist. Suppressed in the Soviet Union, his paintings was once little
known whilst Clarence Brown released his Prose of Osip Mandel
stam in 1965. Now, thank you largely to Professor Brown’s awesome
pioneering paintings, Mandelstam has ultimately completed critical acceptance.
Professor Brown writes in his advent to this new, improved edi
tion of Mandelstam’s prose: “ Unmentionable in his personal state and
once all yet unmentioned in another country, Mandelstam is now nearly un
avoidable. Studied, taught, anthologized, even imitated, he has discovered
with impressive rapidity that ‘reader within the future’ for whom he constantly
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 identify
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 extra to this version, “Journey to Armenia,” a
travel magazine with faintly political overtones; and “ Fourth Prose,” a
stunning paintings of invective and outrage responding to the legit cam
paign carried out via the nation opposed to the writer. beautifully translated
by Professor Brown, the prose works are observed by way of serious 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 revealed on acid-free paper.
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