Nativity Poems (Hardcover)

Author: Joseph Brodsky

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Translated from the Russian, this collection of six Christmas poems by the United States Nobel Laureate is about time, eternity, and love, spanning a lifetime of metaphysical reflection and formal invention.

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Publisher Farrar Straus Giroux
Mfg Part# 9780374219406
SKU 30763299
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0374219400
Release Date 11/1/2001
Table Of Contents <FONT SIZE="+2">Contents </FONT> <P> <PRE> Christmas Ballad Translated by Glyn Maxwell.........................3 January 1, 1965 Translated by the author............................9 Speech over Spilled Milk Translated by Glyn Maxwell................11 Anno Domini Translated by Daniel Weissbort.........................41 "A second Christmas by the shore" Translated by George L. Kline...............................................................49 December 24, 1971 Translated by Alan Myers with the author.........53 Lagoon Translated by Anthony Hecht.................................59 "With riverbanks of frozen chocolate, a city" Translated by Derek Walcott.......................................................69 "Snow is falling, leaving the whole world outmanned"................71 Translated by Paul Muldoon Star of the Nativity Translated by the author......................73 Flight into Egypt Translated by Melissa Green......................75 "Imagine striking a match that night in the cave"...................79 Translated by Seamus Heaney Nativity Translated by the author..................................81 Presepio Translated by Richard Wilbur..............................83 Lullaby Translated by the author...................................87 25.xii.1993 Translated by Richard Wilbur...........................95 "The air&#151;fierce frost and pine-boughs" Translated by Derek Walcott.......................................................97 Flight into Egypt (2) Translated by Seamus Heaney..................99 A Conversation with Joseph Brodsky by Peter Vail...................103 Editor's Note......................................................113 </PRE> <!--excerpt-->
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