Who Was Joseph Brodsky?

An exploration of how the work of Russian poet Joseph Brodsky is informed by the theme of exile, not only from a country but also from a language.

A protege of the great Anna Akhmatova, Brodsky was sent to a labour camp in northern Russia and later into exile abroad, where he began writing fluently in English.

In 1987 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

With Susan Sontag, Anthony Hecht, Paul Muldoon, David Remnick, Czeslaw Milosz and Russian writers Lev Loseff, Vladimir Ufland and Yakov Gordin.

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An exploration of how the work of Russian poet Joseph Brodsky is informed by the theme of exile, not only from a country but also from a language.

A protege of the great Anna Akhmatova, Brodsky was sent to a labour camp in northern Russia and later into exile abroad, where he began writing fluently in English.

In 1987 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

With Susan Sontag, Anthony Hecht, Paul Muldoon, David Remnick, Czeslaw Milosz and Russian writers Lev Loseff, Vladimir Ufland and Yakov Gordin.

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An exploration of how the work of Russian poet Joseph Brodsky is informed by the theme of exile, not only from a country but also from a language.

A protege of the great Anna Akhmatova, Brodsky was sent to a labour camp in northern Russia and later into exile abroad, where he began writing fluently in English.

In 1987 he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.

With Susan Sontag, Anthony Hecht, Paul Muldoon, David Remnick, Czeslaw Milosz and Russian writers Lev Loseff, Vladimir Ufland and Yakov Gordin.