On Grief And Reason

On Grief And Reason by 17595

Purchased 25 times

See more Prosaic



DOWNLOAD E-BOOK

496 pages, published in
17595

A book by 17595

Joseph Alexandrovich Brodsky (May 24, 1940, Leningrad - January 28, 1996, New York), Russian poet, prose writer, essayist, translator, author of plays; also wrote in English. In 1972, Joseph Brodsky emigrated to the United States. In verse (collections "Stop in the Desert", 1967, "End of a Beautiful Epoch", "Part of Speech", both 1972, "Urania", 1987) comprehension of the world as a single metaphysical and cultural whole. Distinctive features of the style are rigidity and hidden pathos, irony and breakdown (early Brodsky), meditativeness, realized through an appeal to complicated associative images, cultural reminiscences (sometimes leading to the hermeticity of poetic space). Essays, stories, plays, translations. Nobel Prize (1987), Knight of the Legion of Honor (1987), winner of the Oxford Honori Causa Prize. Striving for bilingualism, Joseph Brodsky also wrote essays, literary criticism, and poetry in English. Brodsky was able to expand the possibilities of the Russian poetic language. The poet`s artistic world is universal. The influence of the Baroque, neoclassicism, acmeism, English metaphysical poetry, underground, postmodernism is seen in his style. The very existence of this personality became the embodiment of the intellectual and moral opposition to lies, cultural degradation. Initially, due to the "parasitism" process, Brodsky became a kind of a household figure of an independent artist who resisted the generally accepted hypocrisy and violence - both at home and outside it. Until 1987 in the USSR, he was actually a poet for the "initiates": keeping his poems at home was not only considered reprehensible, but was punishable; nevertheless, his poems were disseminated in a way tested in Soviet times - with the help of Samizdat. International fame came to the poet after the publication of his first collection in the West in 1965. In the USSR, until 1987, Joseph Brodsky was practically not published. Some of Brodsky`s lines are generally known as aphorisms-formulas: "Death is what happens to others" or "But until my mouth is clogged with clay, only gratitude will be heard from it." The world of Brodsky`s creations reflected the consciousness of a significant intellectual group of immigrants from Russia, and, in general, people of the "exodus" living on the verge of two worlds, in the words of V.

Uflyand, "Brodsky humanity": these new wanderers, as if continuing the fate of romantic wanderers, are like a kind of fabrics of different cultures, languages, worldviews, perhaps, on the way to the universal man of the future. Poet Joseph Brodsky died suddenly in New York on January 28, 1996, before he was 56 years old. Brodsky`s death, despite what was known of his deteriorating health, shocked people on both sides of the ocean. Buried in Venice.

On Grief And Reason PDF

Joseph Alexandrovich Brodsky (May 24, 1940, Leningrad - January 28, 1996, New York), Russian poet, prose writer, essayist, translator, author of plays; also wrote in English. In 1972, Joseph Brodsky emigrated to the United States. In verse (collections "Stop in the Desert", 1967, "End of a Beautiful Epoch", "Part of Speech", both 1972, "Urania", 1987) comprehension of the world as a single metaphysical and cultural whole. Distinctive features of the style are rigidity and hidden pathos, irony and breakdown (early Brodsky), meditativeness, realized through an appeal to complicated associative images, cultural reminiscences (sometimes leading to the hermeticity of poetic space). Essays, stories, plays, translations. Nobel Prize (1987), Knight of the Legion of Honor (1987), winner of the Oxford Honori Causa Prize. Striving for bilingualism, Joseph Brodsky also wrote essays, literary criticism, and poetry in English. Brodsky was able to expand the possibilities of the Russian poetic language. The poet`s artistic world is universal. The influence of the Baroque, neoclassicism, acmeism, English metaphysical poetry, underground, postmodernism is seen in his style. The very existence of this personality became the embodiment of the intellectual and moral opposition to lies, cultural degradation. Initially, due to the "parasitism" process, Brodsky became a kind of a household figure of an independent artist who resisted the generally accepted hypocrisy and violence - both at home and outside it. Until 1987 in the USSR, he was actually a poet for the "initiates": keeping his poems at home was not only considered reprehensible, but was punishable; nevertheless, his poems were disseminated in a way tested in Soviet times - with the help of Samizdat. International fame came to the poet after the publication of his first collection in the West in 1965. In the USSR, until 1987, Joseph Brodsky was practically not published. Some of Brodsky`s lines are generally known as aphorisms-formulas: "Death is what happens to others" or "But until my mouth is clogged with clay, only gratitude will be heard from it." The world of Brodsky`s creations reflected the consciousness of a significant intellectual group of immigrants from Russia, and, in general, people of the "exodus" living on the verge of two worlds, in the words of V. Uflyand, "Brodsky humanity": these new wanderers, as if continuing the fate of romantic wanderers, are like a kind of fabrics of different cultures, languages, worldviews, perhaps, on the way to the universal man of the future. Poet Joseph Brodsky died suddenly in New York on January 28, 1996, before he was 56 years old. Brodsky`s death, despite what was known of his deteriorating health, shocked people on both sides of the ocean. Buried in Venice.