What did Joseph Brodsky write?
Brodsky is perhaps most known for his poetry collections, A Part of Speech (1977) and To Urania (1988), and the essay collection, Less Than One (1986), which won the National Book Critics Circle Award. Other notable works include the play, Marbles (1989), and Watermark (1992), a prose meditation on Venice.
Where is Brodsky buried?
San Michele Cemetery, Venice, Italy
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How many poets have won the Nobel Prize for Literature?
Glück is the first female poet to be awarded the prize since Wislawa Szymborska, a Polish writer, in 1996. Other poets to have received the award include Seamus Heaney, the Northern Irish poet, who won in 1995. She is the first American to win since Bob Dylan in 2016.
What kind of name is Brodsky?
Brodsky, feminine: Brodskaya (Ukrainian: Бродський, Russian: Бродский) is a toponymic surname derived from Brody, a town in Ukraine. The name is common among Ashkenazi Jews. Czech-language forms are Brodský and Brodská.
What is a collection of poems by Joseph Brodsky called?
Collected Poems in English, published posthumously, is a definitive collection of Brodsky’s translated work and his original work in English. It is “dramatic and ironic, melancholy and blissful,” wrote Donna Seaman in Booklist.
How many languages has Joseph Brodsky’s poetry been translated into?
His own poetry has been translated into at least ten languages. Joseph Brodsky: Selected Poems was published by Penguin Books in London (1973), and by Harper & Row in New York (1974), translated by George L. Kline and with a foreword by W.H. Auden.
Who is Joseph Brodsky?
Joseph Brodsky was born in 1940, in Leningrad, and began writing poetry when he was eighteen. Anna Akhmatova soon recognized in the young poet the most gifted lyric voice of his generation.
Is Brodsky’s poetry political?
Though one might expect Brodsky’s poetry to be basically political in nature, this is not the case.