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Watermark
By Joseph Brodsky

Watermark

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Watermark by Joseph Brodsky

Book Description

In this brief, intense, gem-like book, equal parts extended autobiographical essay and prose poem, Brodsky turns his eye to the seductive and enigmatic city of Venice. A mosaic of 48 short chapters each recalling a specific episode from one of his many visits there (Brodsky spent his winters in Venice for nearly 20 years) "Watermark" associatively and brilliantly evokes one city's architectural and atmospheric character. In doing so, the book also reveals a subject and an author readers have never before seen."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780374523824
ISBN-10: 0374523827
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 127mm x 10mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
Publish Date: 28-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Joseph Brodsky

Watermark: an Essay on Venice by Joseph Brodsky Watermark: an Essay on Venice, Paperback (February 2013)

Looking at every aspect of the city, from its waterways, streets and architecture to its food, politics and people, the author captures its magnificence and beauty, and recalls his own memories of the place he called home for many winters, as he remembers friends, lovers and enemies he has encountered.

Less Than One by Joseph Brodsky Less Than One, Paperback (October 2011)

Essayist and poet Joseph Brodsky was one of the penetrating voices of the twentieth century. This collection of his diverse essays includes appreciations of great writers: on Dostoevsky and the development of Russian prose, on Auden and Akhmatova, Cavafy, Montale and Mandelstam.

On Grief and Reason by Joseph Brodsky On Grief and Reason, Paperback (October 2011)

A collection of essays, that casts a reflective eye on the author's experiences of early life in Russia and exile in America. With erudition, it explores subjects as varied as the dynamic of poetry, the nature of history and the plight of the emigre writer. It also includes a disastrous trip to Brazil, advice to students, and more.

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Author Biography - Joseph Brodsky

Joseph Brodsky (1940-96) came to the United States in 1972, an involuntary exile from the Soviet Union. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1987 and served as Poet Laureate of the United States in 1991 and 1992.

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