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Magnetic North: Conversations with Tomas Venclova is a book in the European tradition of works such as Conversations with Czeslaw Milosz and Aleksander Wat's classic My Century. The book interweaves Eastern European postwar history, dissidence, and literature. Venclova, who personally knew Akhmatova, Pasternak, Milosz, Brodsky, and many others, was also one of the five founding members of the Lithuanian Helsinki Group. Magnetic North provides an in-depth account of ethical choices and artistic resistance to totalitarianism over a half century. It also details Venclova's artistic work,…mehr

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Magnetic North: Conversations with Tomas Venclova is a book in the European tradition of works such as Conversations with Czeslaw Milosz and Aleksander Wat's classic My Century. The book interweaves Eastern European postwar history, dissidence, and literature. Venclova, who personally knew Akhmatova, Pasternak, Milosz, Brodsky, and many others, was also one of the five founding members of the Lithuanian Helsinki Group. Magnetic North provides an in-depth account of ethical choices and artistic resistance to totalitarianism over a half century. It also details Venclova's artistic work, expanding our understanding of the significance of this writer, whosebooks are central to contemporary European culture. Tomas Venclova is a Lithuanian poet, writer, scholar, and translator. He is Professor Emeritus of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Yale University. Ellen Hinsey isa poet and essayist. Her most recent book is Mastering the Past: Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe and the Rise of Illiberalism.
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  • Rochester Studies in East and
  • Verlag: BOYDELL & BREWER INC
  • Seitenzahl: 424
  • Erscheinungstermin: 20. Juni 2017
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 236mm x 156mm x 35mm
  • Gewicht: 724g
  • ISBN-13: 9781580465861
  • ISBN-10: 1580465862
  • Artikelnr.: 47648992