Joseph Brodsky: Portrait of the Poet, 1978-1996

Joseph Brodsky: Portrait of the Poet, 1978-1996

Marianna Volkov

Marianna Volkov's black-and-white photograph album is the 1st selection of pictures of 1 poet by way of a unmarried photographer within the background of Russian tradition. The publication includes seven sections, each one of which incorporates a textual content through the literary critic Alexander Genis: "44 Morton"; "The Poetry Teacher"; "The Face"; "Dialogue"; "Russian apartment, ny, April 21, 1992"; "The final Years"; "Farewells". greater than 230 photos released right here conceal a interval of 18 years (1978-1996). They current the good poet and Nobel Laureate in a variety of events: at the streets of latest York; at domestic; at Columbia college the place he taught; at literary evenings, either his personal and others'; at the banks of the Hudson river; at New York's Cathedral of St. John the Divine; by myself and within the crowd. Sergei Dovlatov as soon as wrote: "I can't think how Marianna Volkov manages to get Brodsky to pose or to fail to remember her presence. those pix are fantastic - Brodsky is so alive in them." The album is brought by means of Professor Lev Loseff (Dartmouth College), and ends with Marianna Volkov's shorts essay, "My Brodsky."

Photographs through Marianna Volkov
Preface by way of Lev Loseff
Text by way of Alexander Genis

Language: English & Russian (bilingual)

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