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Less Than One: Selected Essays

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Essayist and poet Joseph Brodsky was one of the most penetrating voices of the twentieth century. This prize-winning collection of his diverse essays includes uniquely powerful appreciations of great writers: on Dostoevsky and the development of Russian prose, on Auden and Akhmatova, Cavafy, Montale and Mandelstam. These are contrasted with his reflections on larger themes of tyranny and evil, and subtle evocations of his childhood in Leningrad. Brodsky's insightful appreciation of the intricacies of language, culture and ...

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Less Than One: Selected Essays
2020, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374539054

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Less Than One: Selected Essays
2011, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780141196510

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Less Than One: Selected Essays
1997, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141180113

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Less Than One: Selected Essays
1987, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374520557

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