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This biographical study, first published in 1985, draws on extensive newly available material and illuminates the life and work of a man who lived through one of the most turbulent periods of Russian history to produce some of his country’s greatest poetry and its most significant modern novel.
Table of Contents
Part 1. Maze of Melodies (1890-1923) 1. Inspiration in Search of a Poet 2. Poet in Search of a Voice 3. Cloudburst of Light Part 2. Flirting with History (1923-1946) 4. Keeping Step with Revolution 5. Duet for One 6. The Poet Goes to War Part 3. Enemy of the People (1946-1960) 7. Ice Age Frolics 8. Birth Pangs of a Novelist 9. Dilemmas of a Doctor 10. Prizewinner 11. The Last Rebirth