Mandelshtam


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Russian poet who died in a prison camp (1891-1938)

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I consider translating Mandelshtam into German to be as important a task as my own verses.
Yet Mandelshtam, Vladimir Nabokov, and Joseph Brodsky still succeeded in creating a Petersburg idyll.
Mandelshtam is both impressed and irritated by the polyphonic quality of Ann's design.
Both Mandelshtam and Rudenko suggested that the dismembered burials belonged to those who died during the winter or spring before the frozen ground had thawed sufficiently to gain access to a tomb.
As Mandelshtam foresaw, he was arrested and met his tragic end in obscurity in a Siberian prison.
While Brodsky's taste in American and English poetry is somewhat rearguard, in that he favors traditional meters and rhyme--and he especially praises Hardy, Frost, and Auden--his taste in Russian poetry is for the formerly avant-garde difficulty which in Marina Tsvetaeva and Osip Mandelshtam had to wait a few generations to be appreciated by readers.
In his childhood, Zakharov was influenced by the poets he read, including Nikolaj Tikhonov, Mikhail Svetov, Eduard Bagritsky; more importantly, he also was familiar with and loved the poetry of Mandelshtam, because his highly educated and cultured parents also appreciated "the alternative" literature that surpassed the obligatory socialist realism of the day.
Because the trams are running, they think this is a normal country, the poet Osip Mandelshtam said of Stalin's Russia.
In 1934, Mandelshtam wrote a poem that sealed his fate.
The Hissar Culture most probably endured in the mountainous regions of southern Tajikistan until the end of the Bronze Age (Ranov 1982: 21; P'yankova 1986; Mandelshtam 1968).
No less an authority than Osip Mandelshtam (1891-1938) commented on the sheer appetite of the English language for words that name; he wrote that Russian, by contrast, does not have this trait.
Further, Hays declared, "I sometimes wish Uncle Mike Gold would rise and slay these demons:' When these bombastic threats were issued, "Uncle" Joe Stalin was literally slaying the "demons" in Russian literature, including such geniuses as Boris Pilnyak, Isaac Babel, and Osip Mandelshtam.
And for this reason I have embarked on translating, with Ilya, a few poems each by several of the greatest and most difficult twentieth-century poets--Boris Pasternak, Osip Mandelshtam, and Marina Tsvetaeva--and another 20 or so poems by other Russian poets, as well (including two or three by Ilya himself).
Among the greatest Russian poets, we usually count Pushkin, Lermontov, Tyutchev, Nekrasov, Blok, Mandelshtam, Tsvetaeva, and others like them.
He was thus a member of what Professor Smith characterizes as "the most talented and tragic generation in Russian history"--the generation which included what he calls "a sainted quartet of poets": Anna Akhmatova, Boris Pasternak, Osip Mandelshtam, and Marina Tsvetaeva.