Anna Akhmatova and Her Circle

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This powerful collection of fifteen memoirs by and about one of the greatest poets of our time weaves an unforgettable drama of friendship, grace, and courage, through long years of heartbreak and hunger.
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Overview


This powerful collection of fifteen memoirs by and about one of the greatest poets of our time weaves an unforgettable drama of friendship, grace, and courage, through long years of heartbreak and hunger.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557283085
  • Publisher: University of Arkansas Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1994
  • Pages: 286
  • Product dimensions: 6.33 (w) x 9.32 (h) x 1.16 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the English Edition
Foreword: Lessons of a Poet
Akhmatova on Akhmatova
Autobiographical Prose: Sketches, Notes, Diary Entries, and Lectures 2
Contemporaries on Akhmatova
Recollections 51
Meetings with Anna Akhmatova 62
The Black Ring 77
From My Diary 92
Akhmatova 100
Brief Reminiscences on Anna Akhmatova 129
The Thirties 137
Conversations 146
Good-bye Again 162
Meetings with Akhmatova 198
Poets' Circle: On Akhmatova's Friends
Nikolai Nedobrovo and Anna Akhmatova 215
Olga Afanasyevna Glebova-Sudeikina 230
on Osip Mandelshtam: Pages from a Diary 234
Gumilev and Blok 254
Appendix: Alphabetical Listing of Names, Places, and Historical Events 263
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