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Czesław Miłosz and Joseph Brodsky : fellowship of poets

Author: Irena Grudzińska-Gross
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An intimate portrayal of the friendship between two icons of twentieth-century poetry...highlights the parallel lives of the poets as exiles living in America and as Nobel Prize laureates in literature...Irena Grudzinska Gross draws on poems, essays, letter, interviews, speeches, lectures, and her own personal memories as a confidant of both Miłosz and Brodsky. -- pub. description.
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Named Person: Czesław Miłosz; Joseph Brodsky; Czesław Miłosz; Joseph Brodsky; Joseph Brodsky; Czes·law Mi·losz; Czesław Miłosz; Joseph Brodsky
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Irena Grudzińska-Gross
ISBN: 9780300149371 0300149379
OCLC Number: 317471781
Language Note: Mostly a translation of: Miłosz i Brodski.
Description: xxi, 362 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Prologue: "A consolatory letter" --
Pt. 1: Republic of poets. Pan Czesław and Iosif --
Poetry, youth, and friendship --
Friendship and the estate of poetry --
Women, women writers, and muses --
Pt. 2: Fatherlands / Otherlands. In the shadow of empire: Russia --
Iosif Brodskij and Poland --
Loneliness as always: America --
Poetry with a foreign accent --
Epilogue. Death and friendship --
Return and death.
Responsibility: Irena Grudzinska Gross ; foreword by Tomas Venclova.

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Offers a portrayal of the friendship between two icons of twentieth-century poetry, Czeslaw Milosz and Joseph Brodsky. This book highlights the parallel lives of the poets as exiles living in America  Read more...

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"In each of Grudzinska-Gross's clear statements, one senses years of reflection and extensive research. . . . "Mitosz and Brodsky "is an absorbing read."--Joanna Nizynska, " The Russian Read more...

 
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