Gegenwartslyrik: Blüte in der Nische

Die junge deutsche Dichtung hat viele Talente. In der Literaturszene bekommen die Autoren zwar viel Anerkennung, im Buchhandel hat Lyrik jedoch nur selten Erfolg.<br />  more more


Friendship in the time of terror

Monday 9 January 2012

Nadezhda Mandelstam's personal memories of the Russian poet Anna Akhmatova, her intimate friend, offer a unique and moving testimony to friendship and resistance over decades of persecution. Published only after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1989, the text is still unavailable in English but has recently been translated into German. A unique historical document, celebrating an intellectual icon in an age of horror. Portrait of Akhmatova by Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin.
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