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Critical Prose and Letters

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ISBN-10: 0882331647

ISBN-13: 9780882331645

Edition: 2nd

Authors: Osip Mandelstam, Jane G. Harris, C. Anthony, C. Anthony

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List price: $24.95
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Abrams, Inc.
Publication date: 1/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 744
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Osip Mandelstam was born in Warsaw, Poland and grew up in St.Petersburg, Russia Mandelstam was taught by tutors and governesses at his home. He attended the prestigious Tenishev School from 1900 to 1907 and traveled then to Paris from 1907 to 1908 and Germany from 1908 to 1910, where he studied Old French literature at the University of Heidelberg. In 1911 till 1917, he studied philosophy at St. Petersburg University but did not graduate. Mandelstam was a member of the 'Poets Guild' from 1911 and had close personal ties with Anna Akhmatova and Nikolai Gumilev. His first poems appeared in 1910 in the journal Apollon. In 1918 he worked briefly for Anatoly Lunacharskii's Education Ministry in…    

Preface
Introduction: The Impulse and the Text
Early Essays (1910-early 1920s)
Francois Villon (JGH)
Addendum (JGH)
Morning of Acmeism (JGH)
On the Addressee (JGH)
Remarks on Chenier (CL)
Addendum (JGH)
Peter Chaadaev (CL)
Pushkin and Scriabin: Fragments (JGH)
Early Reviews (1913-1916)
Sergei Gorodetsky. Old Nests (CL)
Jack London. Collected Works (JGH)
J.K. Huysmans. Parisian Arabesques (CL)
I. Annensky. Thamyris the Cithara Player (CL)
Pavel Kokorin. The Music of Rhymes (CL)
Igor Severyanin. The Thunder-Seething Goblet (CL)
On Contemporary Poetry. Almanac of the Muses (JGH)
Essays (1920-1925)
Government and Rhythm (CL)
The Word and Culture (CL)
On the Nature of the Word (JGH)
Badger Hole (CL)
The Nineteenth Century (JGH)
Literary Moscow (CL)
Literary Moscow: The Birth of Plot (CL)
A Letter about Russian Poetry (JGH & CL)
A Word or Two about Georgian Art (JGH & CL)
From an Interview: Comments on the Lyric and the Epic (JGH)
Some Notes on Poetry (JGH)
Storm and Stress (JGH)
Humanism and the Present (JGH)
Henri-Auguste Barbier (CL)
The Moscow Art Theatre and the Word (CL)
An Army of Poets (CL)
The End of the Novel (JGH)
The Slump (CL)
For the Anniversary of F.K. Sologub (CL)
Reviews (1923)
A Revolutionary in the Theater (CL)
A. Bely. Diary of an Eccentric (CL)
G. Hauptmann. The Heretic of Soana (CL)
A. Sventitsky. A Book of Tales about King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table (CL)
Memoirs, Vignettes, Reportage (1922-1923)
The Return (JGH)
Mensheviks in Georgia (CL)
Batum (JGH)
The Bloody Mystery-Play of January Ninth (CL)
Cold Summer (CL)
Sukharevka (CL)
The First International Peasants' Conference (CL)
Nguyen Ai Quoc (Ho Chi Minh): A Visit with a Comintern Member (JGH)
Essays, Sketches, Polemics, Forewords (1926-early 1930s)
Kiev (JGH)
Berezil (CL)
Mikhoels (JGH)
Jacques was Born and Died (JGH & CL)
Yakhontov (JGH)
Jules Romains: Foreword to a volume of translations (CL)
From the Author (JGH)
A Poet about Himself (JGH)
A Statement about "The Bassoonist" (JGH)
The Doll with Millions (CL)
Children's Literature (JGH)
Torrents of Hackwork (CL)
On Translations (CL)
The Duchess' Fan (JGH & CL)
I Write a Scenario (JGH)
Internal Reviews (late 1920s-early 1930s)
Jean-Richard Bloch. Destin du siecle (JGH)
Georges Duhamel. Geographie Cordiale de l'Europe (JGH)
Louis Pergaud. Stories from the Lives of Animals (JGH)
Abel Armand. The Sceptre (JGH)
Major Prose Works of the 1930s
Fourth Prose (JGH)
Letter to Evening Moscow (CL)
Letter to Literary Gazette (CL)
On the Naturalists (CL)
Addenda: Darwin's Literary Style (JGH)
Journey to Armenia (JGH)
Addenda (JGH)
Conversation about Dante (JGH)
Addenda (JGH)
Goethe's Youth: Radiodrama (CL)
Notes, Jottings and Fragments (JGH)
Letters
To V.V. Gippius (April 19-27, 1908)
To V.I. Ivanov (June 20, 1909)
To V. I. Ivanov (August 13/26, 1909)
To V.I. Ivanov (October 13/26, 1909)
To V.I. Ivanov (October 22/November 4, 1909)
To V.I. Ivanov (November 11/24, 1909)
To V.I. Ivanov (December 13/26, 1909)
To V.I. Ivanov (December 17/30, 1909)
To V.I. Ivanov (March 2/15, 1911)
To V.I. Ivanov (August 21/Sept. 3, 1911)
To F.K. Teternikov (Sologub) (April 27, 1915)
To S.K. Makovsky (May 8, 1915)
To his mother (July 20, 1915)
To his mother (July 20, 1916)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (December 5, 1919)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (March 9, 1921)
To V. Ya. Khazina (May-June, 1921)
To his father (early Spring, 1923)
To his father (Winter, 1923-24)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (October 1-4, 1925)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (October 5, 1925)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (early November 1925)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (end of January 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (February 2, 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (February 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (February 7, 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (February 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (February 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (February 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (February 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (February 12, 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (February 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (February 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (February 17, 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (February 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (February 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (February 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (February 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (March 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (March 5, 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (March 5, 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (March 7, 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (March 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (March 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (March 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (March 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (March 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (March 16, 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (March 17, 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (Autumn 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (Autumn 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (Autumn 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (Autumn 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (Autumn 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (Autumn 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (Autumn 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (Autumn 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (Autumn 1926)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (October 15, 1926)
To Comrade Korobova (June 25, 1928)
To A.A. Akhmatova (August 25, 1928)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (February 1930)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (February 1930)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (February 24, 1930)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (1930)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (1930s)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (Spring 1935)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (Spring 1935)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (May 26, 1935)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (1935)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (1935)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (end 1935)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (end 1935)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (end 1935)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (end 1935)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (January 1, 1936)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (January 2, 1936)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (January 3, 1936)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (early January 1936)
To E.E. Mandelstam (January 8, 1936)
To E.E. Mandelstam (early 1936)
To E.E. Mandelstam (February 4, 1937)
To V. Ya. Khazina (early 1937)
To K.I. Chukovsky (early 1937?)
To K.I. Chukovsky (early 1937)
To B.L. Pasternak (tr. Ellendea Proffer) (January 2, 1937)
To Yu. N. Tynianov (January 21, 1937)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (April 19, 1937)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (April 23, 1937)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (April 26, 1937)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (April 28, 1937)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (April 30, 1937)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (end April 1937)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (May 2, 1937)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (May 4, 1937)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (May 4, 1937)
To N. Ya. Mandelstam (May 7, 1937)
To A.E. Mandelstam and N. Ya. Mandelstam (Oct. 20-30, 1938)
V. Ya. Khazina's letters to her daughter-N. Ya. Mandelstam
(1935-1936?)
(April 19, 1937)
A collective letter from a group of writers to the Division of Press and Publications of the Central Committee of the RKP(b) (May 1924)
Notes
Index