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Joseph Brodsky. Poet as Historical Witness

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    01:38:10

  • Shelf mark

    C95/1

  • Subjects

    Literature

  • Recording date

    1981-06-10

  • Is part of (Collection)

    ICA Talks

  • Recording locations

    Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England, UK

  • Authors

    Brodsky, Joseph (Brodskiæi, Iosif) 1940-1996

  • Recordist

    ICA

  • Speakers

    Brodsky, Joseph (Brodskiæi, Iosif) 1940-1996 (male), Horovitz, Frances, 1938-1983 (female), Scammell, Michael (male)

  • Description

    Introduction and biographical information on the Russian poet Brodsky, whose poems are read, translated by Horovitz. The poems read are: 'Still Life'; 'A Season'; 'Verses of the Winter Campaign of 1980'; 'Plato Elaborated'; 'No. 3 from a series of Roman Elegies'; 'Letters of the Ming Dynasty'. Followed by discussion with the audience.

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