Posts Tagged ‘Mandelshtam’

  1. Roots and routes: Mandelshtam on Khlebnikov


    June 12, 2017 by AK

    To add to my recent note on Anselm Kiefer’s new Khlebnikov-inspired exhibition and to my earlier posts on the poet (Jakobson reading K.; Bobeobi 0, 1, and 2), two excerpts from Notes on Poetry by Osip Mandelshtam (1923): Modern Russian poetry did not fall out of the sky but was foretold by the whole poetic …
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  2. Evolution’s blind alley


    June 7, 2006 by AK

    Two years ago or earlier I made a point to translate into English what I consider one of the most meaningful Russian poems of the 20th century, Osip E. Mandelstam’s Lamarck. It’s still work in progress but it’s time to share it with the world. The poem must have to do with evolutionary theodicy — …
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