Muddy River: Selected Poems (Paperback)

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Muddy River: Selected Poems (Paperback)

By J Kates (Translated by), Sergey Stratanovsky

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From the canals of St Petersburg, the steppes of Central Asia, the mountains of the Caucasus, and the landscape of Palestine, this collection from award-winning Russian poet Sergey Stratanovsky is overtly conscious of the continuing dislocations and evolutions of the times. A writer since the late 1960s, Stratanovsky's poetry has changed in form over the years, but always maintained a strong sociological eye and a deeply religious soul. Muddy River brings together the poems from Stratanovsky's previous seven collections, published here in English for the first time.
J. Kates is a poet and literary translator who lives in Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire. In 1968 Sergey Stratanovsky graduated from Leningrad University.  He became well known through the anthology Apollon-77 and in The Blue Lagoon Anthology of Russian Poetry (1983). His first pubication inside Russia was in the collection Krug (1985).
Product Details ISBN: 9781847772534
ISBN-10: 1847772536
Publisher: Carcanet Press Ltd.
Publication Date: May 1st, 2016
Pages: 110
Language: English
"He does not paint in half-tones. The clash of clear, bright colors and sharp lines — this is his poetry." —Russian literary critic Nikita Eliseev