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Author Grigorʹeva, Lidii︠a︡,
Title Poems. Selections. English
Shards from the polar ice : selected poems / Lydia Grigorieva ; translated by John Farndon with Olga Nakston.
Imprint London, United Kingdom : Glagoslav Publications, [2016]
©2016

Author Grigorʹeva, Lidii︠a︡,
Subject Russian poetry -- 20th century -- Translations into English.
Alt Name Farndon, John,
Nakston, Olga,
Description 1 online resource (119 pages) : illustrations
Note Translated from Russian.
Print version record.
Contents Title Page; Copyright; Introduction; A note on the Translation; Commentary by Konstantin Kedrov; Selected Poems; Pity Beethoven; A Dream in the Garden; The Polar Day; The Polac Night; A life among the stones I took & The Crazy Gardener; How we danced & Vivaldi in Venice; Cedar is my brother. The grass is my sister & Wet ... ; Will it be our children & These are difficult times & In the Garden of a Communist; I'll suit my life, I'll make it trim & I flung the door wide & White Horse; My garden & Verde que te queiro verde ... ; Smash the window & Shostakovich; Rose Petals; Arctic Ocean.
Arctic CircleByron in Venice; Oh poor Abyss!; The neglected Garden; The Age of Silver; Kantemir in London; Once more I had to & Flight Analysis; Words displayed & Monument; Passion for Colours; I'm stepping through anguish & Eternal Subjecte; All's long been wrong & Poet and Muse; Dreaming; The lilac by the home of Pasternak & The Mad Photographer; I thank you now & Oh, how can we, can we be so daring? & 'God save me from losing my mind, I'd rather walk off with a staff and a bag.'; Oh God in your heaven & Michelangelo went to Carrara to choose & Raising a Garden; An Angel Coming; The Red Sea.
HexameterWaiting Hall; Sleep in the Sinai Desert; Sinai; In the Scriabin Museum; Gare de Lyon; Waterloo Bridge; A Fright; The white air of the Vatican; I cannot really say & When these lines no longer move & What do the two of us need? & Here I am! Now you have me & It hurts them to stand & City on the Camel Rug; Evening Cats; The Starry Garden; Smoke of the Fatherland; "From above, Paris looks like our aul from Charmoi-lam mountain & ; A respectable idea entered & Weeping for the Empire; The Palace of Winds; Well, my friend & A Dream; Welsh Carols; Freud in London; Melody.
In memory of Sylvia Plath and Ted HughesThe world is destroyed & The Gardens by the Palace; Lydia Grigorieva: biography.
Summary ""It would be hard to imagine Russian poetry in the last half century without Lydia Grigorieva, "" writes eminent Russian poet and critic Konstantin Kedrov. Grigorieva is a uniquely individual voice, bucking the trends of modernist poetry to create her own distinctive and beguiling body of poetry.
ISBN 9781784379797 (electronic bk.)
1784379794 (electronic bk.)
9781784379780 (hard cover)
1784379786 (hard cover)
1784379778 (paperback)
9781784379773 (paperback)
OCLC # 958563592
Additional Format Print version: Grigorieva, Lydia. Poems. Selections. English. Shards from the polar ice. London, England : Glagoslav Publications, 2016 9781784379780 (OCoLC)982130232



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