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Boris Pasternak / 2, 1928-1960.

Author: Christopher Barnes
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The concluding volume of Barnes's acclaimed biography of the Russian poet and prose-writer.

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Genre/Form: Biographie 1928-1960
Named Person: Boris L Pasternak
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Barnes
ISBN: 0521259584 9780521259583 0521520738 9780521520737
OCLC Number: 312318264
Description: XVIII, 491 S. : ill.
Contents: 1. The crisis of the lyric; 2. Time of plague; 3. New love and second birth; 4. A prisoner of the time; 5. Congress, consensus and confrontation; 6. Peredelkino and the purges; 7. Prose, obscurity and Hamlet; 8. Word War and evacuation; 9. Christopol translation; 10. War and peace in Moscow; 11. 'From immortality's archive' - birth of a novel; 12. Faustian pursuits in life and letters; 13. The darkness before dawn; 14. Creations of the Thaw; 14. The skies clear ... and darken; 16. The printing and the prize; 17. 'Other new goals': the final year; Notes, Bibliography; Index of works by Pasternak; General index.
Responsibility: Christopher Barnes.

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'[A] meticulously detailed biography [which] brings us as close as we are likely to come to this awkward, sometimes mysterious, sometimes transparently foolish man.' John Spurling, Sunday Times 'The Read more...

 
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