By Clarence Brown, Osip Mandelstam
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Prose of Osip Mandelstam in a pleasant model from San Francisco's North aspect Press. contains serious essays through translator Clarence Brown. many of the prose previously released by way of 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, was once not just the preeminent Russian
poet of the 20th century but additionally an complete and distinct
prose stylist. Suppressed in the Soviet Union, his paintings used to be little
known whilst Clarence Brown released his Prose of Osip Mandel
stam in 1965. Now, thank you largely to Professor Brown’s superb
pioneering paintings, Mandelstam has ultimately completed critical attractiveness.
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 out of the country, Mandelstam is now nearly un
avoidable. Studied, taught, anthologized, even imitated, he has came upon
with remarkable 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 caricature 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 further 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 performed by means of the kingdom opposed to the writer. fantastically translated
by Professor Brown, the prose works are observed through severe es
says putting them within the context of Mandelstam’s existence and work.
“ Clarence Brown’s translation of Mandelstam not just offers English
readers the best twentieth-century stylist in Russian yet is additionally one
of the best examples ever of the translator’s artwork: a miracle of accuracy,
tone, and feeling of interval. ” man Davenport
North element books have sewn bindings
and are revealed on acid-free paper.
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