A Part of Speech

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A Part of Speech contains poems from the years 1965-1978, translated by various hands.

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Overview

A Part of Speech contains poems from the years 1965-1978, translated by various hands.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780374516338
  • Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Publication date: 5/1/1981
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 411,516
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.37 (d)

Meet the Author

The poet Joseph Brodsky received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1987.

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Table of Contents

A Song to No Music
Six Years Later 3
Anno Domini 5
Autumn in Norenskaya 8
A second Christmas 10
Homage to Yalta 11
A Song to No Music 26
The End of a Beautiful Era 34
Lithuanian Divertissement 37
On Love 40
I Sit by the Window 41
Nature Morte 43
December 24, 1971 47
To a Tyrant 49
The Funeral of Bobo 50
Letters to a Roman Friend 52
Nunc Dimittis 55
Odysseus to Telemachus 58
A Part of Speech
An autumn evening 61
1972 63
In the Lake District 67
The Butterfly 68
Torso 73
Lagoon 74
The classical ballet 77
On the Death of Zhukov 78
Mexican Divertimento 79
The Thames at Chelsea 89
A Part of Speech 92
Lullaby of Cape Cod 107
December in Florence 119
In England 122
Plato Elaborated 129
Letters from the Ming Dynasty 132
The Rustle of Acacias 134
Elegy: for Robert Lowell 135
Strophes 138
San Pietro 145
Notes 149
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