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In this brief, intense, gem-like book, equal parts extended autobiographical essay and prose poem, Brodsky turns his eye to the seductive and enigmatic city of Venice. A mosaic of 48 short chapters—each recalling a specific episode from one of his many visits there (Brodsky spent his winters in Venice for nearly 20 years)—Watermark associatively and brilliantly evokes one city's architectural and atmospheric character. In doing so, the book also reveals a subject—and an author—readers have never before seen.

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Joseph Brodsky (1940-96) came to the United States in 1972, an involuntary exile from the Soviet Union. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1987 and served as Poet Laureate of the United States in 1991 and 1992.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374148126
Author:
Brodsky, Joseph
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Europe - Italy
Subject:
Venice (Italy)
Subject:
Venice
Subject:
Venice (Italy) Description and travel.
Subject:
General Literary Criticism & Collections
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
vol. 1555.
Publication Date:
19930601
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.72 x 5.06 x 0.395 in

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