Osip Mandelstam

1891–1938
Osip Mandelstam

Osip Mandelstam (1891–1938) is perhaps the most famous Russian poet of the twentieth century. English translations of his work include The Noise of Time: Selected Prose (Northwestern University Press, 2002) and the poetry collection Modern Archaist (University of Nebraska Press, 2008).

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POET’S REGION Russia

LIFE SPAN 1891–1938

Osip Mandelstam

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Osip Mandelstam (1891–1938) is perhaps the most famous Russian poet of the twentieth century. English translations of his work include The Noise of Time: Selected Prose (Northwestern University Press, 2002) and the poetry collection Modern Archaist (University of Nebraska Press, 2008).

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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