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1st Edition

A Biography

ISBN 9780367753368
Published June 16, 2021 by Routledge
314 Pages

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Book Description

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

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