Mandelshtam's manifesto “The Morning of Acmeism” and his essays on the Word and Culture, François Villon and Dante Alighieri.
Poetry is a plough that uproots time...
Mandelshtam's manifesto “The Morning of Acmeism” on the early 20th century Russian literary movement - characterised by a reaction against the vagueness of symbolism and by an emphasis on clarity.
Mandelshtam's essay “The Word and Culture” - proposing that the task of poetry is to preserve the departed world.
Mandelshtam's reinterpretation of Francois Villon - regarded as a key figure in the Russian “Silver Age” movement known as Acmeism.
Mandelshtam's “Conversation about Dante” discussing the complexities of Dante’s poetic speech, rhythm and structure.
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