Less Than One : Selected Essays. JOSEPH BRODSKY, Lyn Coffin, Bernard Meares, Romare Bearden.

Less Than One : Selected Essays

Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1988. Reprint. Trade Paperback. Used - Very Good. Item #247469
ISBN: 0374520550

This collection of essays thrusts Brodsky--heretofore known more for his poetry and translations--into the forefront of the Third Wave of Russian emigre writers. His insights into the works of Dostoyevsky, Mandelstam, Platonov, as well as non-Russian poets Auden, Cavafy and Montale are brilliant. While the Western popularity of many other Third Wavers has been stunted by their inability to write in English, Brodsky consumed the language to attain a closer proximity to poets such as Auden. The book, which won a National Book Critics Circle Award, opens and closes with revealing autobiographical essay.

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Clean, sound, without internal markings. 4th printing, thus. (501 pages.)

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