Collected Poems in English

Collected Poems in English

by Joseph Brodsky

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Overview

The poems of the legendary Nobel Laureate, in one volume at last

One of the greatest and grandest advocates of the literary vocation, Joseph Brodsky truly lived his life as a poet, and for it earned eighteen months in an Arctic labor camp, expulsion from his native country, and the Nobel Prize in Literature. Such were one man's wages. 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780374528386
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date: 04/01/2002
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 560
Sales rank: 661,504
Product dimensions: 5.41(w) x 8.27(h) x 1.46(d)

About the Author

Joseph Brodsky (1940-96) 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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