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Marina Tsvetaeva : The Woman, her World, and her Poetry - Simon Karlinsky

Marina Tsvetaeva

The Woman, her World, and her Poetry

Paperback Published: 7th April 1986
ISBN: 9780521275743
Number Of Pages: 300

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This book is a major critical biography of the poet Maria Tsvetaeva by one of the foremost authorities on her work. It draws on a profusion of recent documentation and research, some of it hitherto unpublished, and encompasses the whole course of her life. Professor Karlinsky is careful to supply the reader with the necessary context for understanding the work by setting out the historical, political and literary background against which Tsvetaeva"s life and literary development evolved. A particular feature of the book is a discussion of Tsvetaeva"s relationships with her literary contemporaries, especially Mandelstam, Rilke, Akhmatova, Pasternak, and Mayakovsky, and of her emotional involvement with various men and women that are reflected in her poetry, plays and prose. Interest in Tsvetaeva"s work has grown considerably and this important book will be essential reading both to scholars of twentieth-century Russian literature and cultural studies and to all serious students of modern literature.

Foreword
The house on Three Pond Lane
The prolonged adolescence
Two rival suns
The choir practice and the mass
Maturity, emigration, fame
In Czechoslovakia
Splendours and miseries of 1926
Poetry trapped between kitchen and politics
The last ten years in Paris
Moscow, Elabuga and after
Appendix on sources
Index
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ISBN: 9780521275743
ISBN-10: 0521275741
Series: Cambridge Studies in Russian Literature
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 300
Published: 7th April 1986
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.38