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A Part of Speech - Brodsky, Joseph, and Joseph Brodsky, and Hecht, Anthony (Translated by)
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Joseph Brodsky (1940-1996), like Nabokov and Solzhenitzyn, was a writer in exile, and is considered one of the great modern Russian poets, alongside Akhmatova, Pasternak and Tsvetaeva. In 1987 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. This, his second collection of poems, was first published in the West in 1980, and includes poems originally written in Russian, translated (often in close collaboration with the author) by poets such as Anthony Hecht, Derek Walcott, and Richard Wilbur. It also includes his poem "Elegy ...

A Part of Speech 1985, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374516338

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A Part of Speech 1980, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374229870