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Riassunto: "No more passionate voice ever sounded in Russian poetry of the 20th century," Joseph Brodsky writes of Marina Tsvetaeva. And yet Western readers are only now starting to discover what Tsvetaeva?s Russian audience has already recognized, "that she was one of the major poetic voices of the century" (Tomas Venclova, The New Republic).
Born to a family of Russian intelligentsia in 1892 and coming of age in the crucible of revolution and war, Tsvetaeva has been seen as a victim of her politicized time, her life and her work marked by exile, neglect, and persecution. This book is the first to show us the poet as she discovered her life through art, shaped as much by inner demons as by the political forces and harsh realities of her day. With remarkable psychological and literary subtlety, Lily Feiler traces these demons through the tragic drama of Tsvetaeva?s life and poetry. Hers is a story full of contradictions, resisting social and literary conventions but enmeshed in the politics and poetry of her time. Feiler depicts the poet in her complex relation to her contemporaries?Pasternak, Rilke, Mayakovsky, Mandelstam, and Akhmatova. She shows us a woman embodying the values of nineteenth-century romanticism, yet radical in her poetry, supremely independent in her art, but desperate for appreciation and love, simultaneously mother and child in her complicated sexual relationships with men and women.
From prerevolutionary Russia to Red Moscow, from pre-World War II Berlin, Prague, and Paris to the Soviet Union under Stalin, Feiler follows the tortuous drama of Tsvetaeva?s life and work to its last tragic act, exposing at each turn the passions that molded some of this century?s most powerful poetry.
Lily Feiler is an independent scholar and translator living in New York. Her translation of Victor Shklovsky?s Mayakovsky and His Circle was nominated for the 1972 National Book Award for Translation.
Titolo: Marina Tsvetaeva: The Double Beat of Heaven ...
Casa editrice: Duke University Press Books
Data di pubblicazione: 1994
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Duke University Press Books 1/1/1994, 1994. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Very Good. 0822314827 unmarked, light shelfwear-NICE. Codice libro della libreria Z0822314827Z2
Descrizione libro Duke University Press Books, Durham, 1994. Cloth. Condizione libro: Good. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good. 299 pp. A biography and look at the poetry of Marina Tsvetaeva, examining the impact of the Russian Revolution, war and personal tragedies on the form and style of her work. VERY GOOD jacket on a GOOD book. Minor general fading and a hint of soiling to the book. Light edgewear. Minor fading and edgewear to the book. Sporadic underlining and marginal notes in the interior. Codice libro della libreria 009228
Descrizione libro Duke Univ Pr, Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A., 1994. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Condizione sovraccoperta: Good. Size: 8vo - over 7? - 9? Tall. Codice libro della libreria 22502
Descrizione libro Duke University Press Books, 1994. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Used: Good. Codice libro della libreria SONG0822314827
Descrizione libro Duke Univ. Press. Hardcover. New with Dust Jacket, lightly shopworn. Codice libro della libreria 0822314827-PTCS
Descrizione libro Duke University Press, Durham, 1994. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Near Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: near fine. First printing. First edition, 1994. Cloth hardcover in dust jacket, 299 pp., illustrated, clean unmarked text, Near Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket, a bit of a lean to the book. Dust jacket housed in archival dust jacket protector. Codice libro della libreria s00020132
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Acceptable. Book Condition: Acceptable. Codice libro della libreria 97808223148205.0
Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Very Good. Book Condition: Very Good. Codice libro della libreria 97808223148203.0
Descrizione libro Duke University Press Books. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Fine. 0822314827 Duke University Press hardcover with dust jacket, 1994, 1st edition, unused/unmarked, jacket has a 1/4" closed edge tear, as New/Fine-; We will add a custom fitted new mylar cover, bubble-wrap the book and ship it in a BOX with free delivery confirmation/tracking. NOTE: If the seller doesn't state the edition, you will likely receive a paperback, a low quality book club edition or a shop-worn remainder marked reprint copy a.k.a "New" to the wall-mart mentality sellers (caveat emptor). Codice libro della libreria 66403F
Descrizione libro Duke Univ Press, Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A., 1994. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: Very Good. Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good. First Edition. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. A study of Marina Tsvetaeva, the Russian poet, who wrote some of this centuries most powerful poetry. With photographs and bibliography. SIGNED. Codice libro della libreria 28343