The Russian Jerusalem

The Russian Jerusalem

A Novel

eBook - 2011
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Beginning in presentday St Petersburg, The Russian Jerusalem explores the landscape of twentieth century Russian literature. In this evocative autobiographical novel, distinguished poet, translator, novelist and biographer Elaine Feinstein moves among the dead poets of Stalin's Russia with the poet Marina Tsvetaeva as her Virgil, mingling with the ghosts of writers such as Anna Akhmatova, Boris Pasternak, Osip Mandelstam and Joseph Brodsky. These imaginary encounters are interspersed with new poems by Feinstein. The author, herself of Russian descent, reconstructs the lives and fates of Russia.
Publisher: New York : Carcanet, 2011.
ISBN: 9781847777843
1847777848
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (205 pages).

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