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Venclova, Tomas 1937-

Overview
Works: 142 works in 335 publications in 9 languages and 2,407 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Pictorial works  Records and correspondence  Interviews  Guidebooks  Diaries 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Creator, Other
Classifications: PG8722.32.E5, 891.8517
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Most widely held works by Tomas Venclova
Aleksander Wat : life and art of an iconoclast by Tomas Venclova( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Polish and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At different times a futurist, surrealist, and Communist fellow traveler, Wat turned away from communism after his imprisonment by the Soviet secret police and became a vociferous spokesman for democracy. Venclova tells Wat's story from his Polish-Jewish upbringing in the early 1900s, his participation in the literary avant-garde in the 1920s, and his work as editor of an influential Communist journal before World War II through his emigration to the West in 1959 and his death in 1967. Venclova argues convincingly that Wat's literary achievement promoted the rejuvenation of Polish and East European letters after the Stalinist era. His broad intellectual influence on many, including Czeslaw Milosz, helped to consolidate the moral and political opposition to totalitarian ideology that has profoundly changed political realities in the late twentieth century
Forms of hope : essays by Tomas Venclova( Book )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this collection of essays, acclaimed Lithuanian poet Tomas Venclova reveals the tangled relationship between poetry and politics in Soviet Russia and Eastern Europe. His perspective on Eastern Europe in the twentieth century is that of a political dissident, a human rights campaigner, a writer, and a critic. His political writings explore and clarify what it means to belong to a nation, while his analysis of the work of major Russian and Polish writers produces a definite view of what it means to be a poet. Included here are essays published in The New York Review of Books and The New Republic, such as ones on subjects from South Africa to Ivan the Terrible, as well as a famous dialogue between the author and the Polish poet Czeslaw Milosz. Venclova currently teaches Russian and Polish literature at Yale University. --Sheep Meadow Press
Vilnius : a personal history by Tomas Venclova( Book )
22 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Contains 500 present-day and archival photographs, art reproductions, and diagrams of the most beautiful architectural ensembles. The location of each is marked in a city plan
[Neustoĭchivoe ravnovesie : vosemʹ russkikh poėticheskikh tekstov by Tomas Venclova( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in Russian and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anna Akhmatova--poslednie gody by Viktor Krivulin( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in Russian and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Statʹi o Brodskom by Tomas Venclova( Book )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Russian and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Miłosz i Brodski : pole magnetyczne by Irena Grudzińska-Gross( Book )
7 editions published in 2007 in Polish and Norwegian and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sobesedniki na piru : Literaturovedcheskie raboty by Tomas Venclova( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in Russian and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sobesedniki na piru : statʹi o russkoĭ literature by Tomas Venclova( Book )
5 editions published in 1997 in Russian and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vilnius eine Stadt in Europa by Tomas Venclova( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in German and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sankirtos : studies in Russian and Eastern European literature, society and culture : in honour of Tomas Venclova ( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rozmowa w zimie by Tomas Venclova( Book )
9 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in Polish and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
98 eilėraščiai by Tomas Venclova( Book )
4 editions published in 1977 in Lithuanian and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Powroty do Litwy by Czesław Miłosz( Book )
6 editions published in 2011 in Polish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ucieczka Lotha : proza by Aleksander Wat( Book )
3 editions published in 1996 in Polish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vilniaus vardai by Tomas Venclova( Book )
5 editions published in 2006 in Lithuanian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vilties formos : eseistika ir publicistika by Tomas Venclova( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in Lithuanian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pozdniĭ gostʹ : stikhotvorenii︠a︡ i poėmy by Vladimir Lʹvovich Korvin-Piotrovskiĭ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in Russian and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vor der Tür das Ende der Welt : Gedichte by Tomas Venclova( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rinktinė by Tomas Venclova( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in Lithuanian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Vanclova, Tomas, 1937-
Venclova, T. 1937-
Venclovas, Tomas, 1937-
Vent︠s︡lova, T. A. (Tomas A.), 1937-
Vent︠s︡lova, Tomas, 1937-
Венцлова, Томас, 1937-....
Languages
English (46)
Lithuanian (38)
Russian (33)
Polish (32)
German (14)
Slovenian (3)
Albanian (1)
Swedish (1)
Norwegian (1)
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