Noise of Time: Selected Prose

Noise of Time: Selected Prose

by Osip Mandelstam
     
 

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Though known primarily as a poet, Osip Mandelstam worked in many genres. This collection of his works, presented with essays by Mandelstam's biographer, illuminates the poet's accomplishments as a prose stylist and includes "The Noise of Time," a series of autobiographical sketches; "The Egyptian Stamp," a short story echoing Gogol and Dostoevsky; and his famous

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Though known primarily as a poet, Osip Mandelstam worked in many genres. This collection of his works, presented with essays by Mandelstam's biographer, illuminates the poet's accomplishments as a prose stylist and includes "The Noise of Time," a series of autobiographical sketches; "The Egyptian Stamp," a short story echoing Gogol and Dostoevsky; and his famous travel memoirs, "Theodosia" and "Journey to Armenia."

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"The most illuminating commentary on Mandelstam in English at the present moment. . . . A work of impeccable scholarship."
—Isaiah Berlin, New York Review of Books

"In this translation, 'Journey to Armenia' takes its place among the outstanding masterpieces of twentieth-century literature."
—Bruce Chatwin

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810119284
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Series:
European Classics Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.13(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.70(d)

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