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18.02.2008 - Interpretation of dali48
Brodsky died of a heart attack in 1996 in New York (56 years old)... - Brodsky's parents were not allowed to travel to the West to see him and they died in Leningrad (St. Petersburg)... - I want Maria Volpert and Alexander Brodsky to acquire reality under 'a foreign code of conscience'... - This won't resurrect them, but English grammar may at least prove to be a better escape route from the chimneys of the state crematorium than the Russian... - Later works reflected the poet's idea of the coming of a post Christian era, during which the antagonism between good and evil is replaced by moral ambiguity - Other favourite themes were loss, suffering, exile, and old age - In his new home county Brodsky did not feel complete secure - disturbing visions penetrated into his mind even in peaceful Cape Cod (see eg Paul Celan and traumatisations from the past, and the after-effects etc. - d.48)... - Language was for him a vehicle of civilization, superior to history, living longer than any State... - Brodsky found from his exile and from his relationship to Leningrad similarities with Ovid's Rome, Dante's Firenze, and Joyce's Dublin - The text was written in 1987... (P.A.C.)
He left school at the age of 15, taking jobs in a morge, a mill, a ship's boiler room, and a geological expedition - During his time Brodsky taught himself English and Polish and began writing poetry... - Brodsky was exiled from the Soviet Union in 1972 after serving 18 months of a 5-year sentence in a labor camp in northern Russia... - Brodsky studied with the beloved Russian poet Anna Akhmatova. After his exile, he moved to America, where he made homes in Brooklyn and Massachusetts... - Brodsky died of a heart attack in his Brooklyn apartment in 1996... - Prose: Less Than One (1986) - On Grief and Reason (1995) - Watermark (1992)... (poets.org)
Akhmatova translated the works of V. Hugo, R. Tagore, G. Leopardi, and various Armenian and Korean poets, and she wrote memoirs of Symbolist writer Alexandr Blok, the artist A. Modigliani, and fellow Acmeist Osip Mandelstam... (Pegasus Author's Calendar)
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09/22/2011 - Interview with Author dali48 on Google +