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The Resource Joseph Brodsky and the creation of exile, David M. Bethea

Joseph Brodsky and the creation of exile, David M. Bethea

Label
Joseph Brodsky and the creation of exile
Title
Joseph Brodsky and the creation of exile
Statement of responsibility
David M. Bethea
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Joseph Brodsky, one of the most prominent contemporary American poets, is also among the finest living poets in the Russian language. Nevertheless, his poetry and the crucial bilingual dimension of his poetic world are still insufficiently understood by Western audiences. How did the Russian-born Brodsky arrive at his present status as an international man of letters and American poet laureate? Has he been created by his bilingual experience, or has he fashioned the bilingual self as a necessary precondition for writing poetry in the first place? Here David Bethea suggests that the key to Brodsky, perhaps the last of the great Russian poets in the "bardic" mode, is in his relation to others, or the Other.Brodsky's master trope turns out to be "triangular vision," the tendency to mediate a prior model (Dante) with a closer model (Mandelstam) in the creation of a palimpsest-like text in which the poet is implicated as a triangulated hybrid of these earlier incarnations. In pursuing this theme, Bethea compares and contrasts Brodsky to the poet's favorite models--Donne, Auden, Mandelstam, and Tsvetaeva--and analyzes his fundamental differences with Nabokov, the only Russian exile of Brodsky's stature to rival him as a bilingual phenomenon. Various critical paradigms are used throughout the study as foils to Brodsky's thinking.Originally published in 1994.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bethea, David M.
Dewey number
811/.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PG3479.4.R64
LC item number
Z57 1994eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Princeton legacy library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brodsky, Joseph
  • Brodsky, Joseph
  • Brodsky, Joseph
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
Label
Joseph Brodsky and the creation of exile, David M. Bethea
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
English and Cyrillic
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-311) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3. The Flea and the Butterfly: John Donne and the Case for Brodsky as Russian Metaphysical
  • 4. Exile, Elegy, and "Auden-ticity" in Brodsky's "Verses on the Death of T. S. Eliot"
  • 5. Judaism and Christianity in Mandelstam, Pasternak, and Brodsky: Exile and "Creative Destiny"
  • 6. "This Sex Which Is Not One" versus This Poet Which Is "Less Than One": Tsvetaeva, Brodsky, and Exilic Desire
  • 7. Exile as Pupation: Genre and Bilingualism in the Works of Nabokov and Brodsky
  • Afterword
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Index
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • A Note on the Transliteration
  • Pnncipal Abbreviations
  • 1. Joseph Brodsky and the Creation of Exile: A Polemical Introduction
  • 2. Brodsky's Triangular Vision: Exile as Palimpsest
Control code
889251263
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (340 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400863747
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt738bqd
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)889251263
Label
Joseph Brodsky and the creation of exile, David M. Bethea
Publication
Copyright
Note
English and Cyrillic
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-311) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3. The Flea and the Butterfly: John Donne and the Case for Brodsky as Russian Metaphysical
  • 4. Exile, Elegy, and "Auden-ticity" in Brodsky's "Verses on the Death of T. S. Eliot"
  • 5. Judaism and Christianity in Mandelstam, Pasternak, and Brodsky: Exile and "Creative Destiny"
  • 6. "This Sex Which Is Not One" versus This Poet Which Is "Less Than One": Tsvetaeva, Brodsky, and Exilic Desire
  • 7. Exile as Pupation: Genre and Bilingualism in the Works of Nabokov and Brodsky
  • Afterword
  • Notes
  • Works Cited
  • Index
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • A Note on the Transliteration
  • Pnncipal Abbreviations
  • 1. Joseph Brodsky and the Creation of Exile: A Polemical Introduction
  • 2. Brodsky's Triangular Vision: Exile as Palimpsest
Control code
889251263
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (340 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400863747
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt738bqd
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)889251263

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