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(12/03/2008) Collected Poems In English by Joseph Brodsky. New York. 2000. Farrar Straus Giroux. Poems Written In English & Poems Translated From The Original Russian By Or With The Author. Including Translations by - Jonathan Aaron, Peter France, Jamey Gambrell, Paul Graves, Anthony Hecht, George L. Kline, David McDuff, David MacFadyen, Jane Ann Mill. keywords: Poetry Russia Literature Translated. 540 pages. Jacket Design By Susan Mitchell. Jacket Photograph By M. Sozzani. 0374125457.

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   One of the greatest and the grandest advocates of the literary vocation, Joseph Brodsky truly lived his life as a poet, and for it earned eighteen months of internal exile at hard labor, expulsion from his native country, and the Nobel Prize in Literature. Here, collected for the first time, are all the poems he published in English, from his earliest collaborations with Derek Walcott, Richard Wilbur, Howard Moss, and Anthony Hecht to the moving farewell poems he wrote near the end of his life. With nearly two hundred poems, several of them never before published in book form, this will be the essential volume of Brodsky's work.

Joseph Brodsky came to the United States in 1972, an involuntary exile from the Soviet Union. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1987 and served as Poet Laureate of the United States in 1991 and 1992.

 

 

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