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From Russian with love : Joseph Brodsky in English : pages from a journal, 1996-97

Author: Daniel Weissbort
Publisher: London : Anvil Press Poetry, 2004.
Series: Poetica (London, England), 35.
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For many years the author was associated with the late Russian emigre poet Joseph Brodsky. This work offers an account of their relations, in which the author is both translator and confidant to the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Diaries
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Weissbort, Daniel.
From Russian with love.
London : Anvil Press Poetry, 2004
(OCoLC)644024758
Named Person: Joseph Brodsky; Daniel Weissbort; Joseph Brodsky; Daniel Weissbort
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Weissbort
ISBN: 0856463426 9780856463426
OCLC Number: 48570379
Description: 253 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: First meeting : my unreliable memory --
"Would you want to be judged by these?" --
Reading in Iowa City, Iowa --
Cats --
"A part of speech" : misunderstandings --
"Tenderly yours" --
Having it all : his own idiolect --
Interlude --
Is Russian translatable? --
"May 24, 1980" and reading aloud --
"May 24, 1980", the Brodsky version --
Translating oneself --
Brodsky remembered --
"The poem" --
"The Jewish cemetery in Leningrad" --
But back to "May 24, 1980" and tonic verse --
Something new --
Jewishness --
Another look at "the poem" --
Recriminations --
"A part of speech" : attitude indeed! --
"On love" --
Choices --
Words aloud --
Proselytizing students --
The self projected --
How does Brodsky or anyone else translate Brodsky? --
Two Jews --
Improvising the whole : D.H. Lawrence --
Buber --
Rhymes galore --
Hopkins, yes; Brodsky, no! --
An Irish tribute --
Rhymes, especially feminine ones --
So forth : who is the translator? --
An inscription --
At sea in English but not in American : rhymes --
The Russianizing of Donne --
Writing and the man --
The essayist --
On not saying goodbye --
Projects, especially 19th-century Russian poetry --
Pasternak : the joys of English --
New York : home --
A sour note --
A collective goodbye --
Zabolotsky in Brooklyn Heights --
Last conversation with Joseph --
Defending the bard --
Former students' testimonies --
Listening --
The shape of "May 24, 1980" : compensation --
Brodsky into Brodsky --
Tidying up JB --
"May 24, 1980" : into the lions' den --
Revising "a part of speech" --
New versions for old --
Leftover comments on "May 24, 1980" --
Against formal translation --
Last but not least.
Series Title: Poetica (London, England), 35.
Other Titles: Joseph Brodsky in English
Responsibility: Daniel Weissbort.
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