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Brodsky, Joseph, 1940-1996



  • Existence: 1940-05-24 - 1996-01-28

Joseph Brodsky (1940-1996), Russian-born poet, essayist, and Nobel Laureate

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Joseph Brodsky papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 613
Overview: The Joseph Brodsky Papers document the life and work of Russian-born poet, essayist and Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky, with a particular emphasis on the time period of his residence in the United States (1972-1996). The papers consist of correspondence, writings, personal papers (including legal, medical and financial records), audiovisual material, teaching material, student papers, newspaper clippings and printed ephemera, spanning the years 1890-2004, with the bulk of the material dating...
Dates: circa 1890-2004, bulk 1972-1996

"Creative report", 1967 Dec 25

 Part of Collection — Box: 77, Folder: GROUP 3090, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Typescript manuscript, signed, regarding activities in 1967, mentioning compilation of his own work and translations for the book Poetry of English Baroque and of the work of Otar Chiladze, "K. I" Galchinski and others.

In Russian.
Dates: 1967 Dec 25

George Louis Kline papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 650
Overview: The collection documents George L. Kline's work as a translator for Joseph Brodsky and related activities, including the translation of other Russian prose and poetry and scholarship on Russian literature. Included are correspondence, drafts of Brodsky's poems and Kline's English translations, sound recordings of Brodsky, and photographs of Brodsky and others. Other than Brodsky, correspondents include W. H. Auden, Nina Berberova, Leonid Chertkov, Anthony Hecht, Lev Losev, Faith Wizgell and...
Dates: 1965-2000

Letters : to Marjorie [Wall] Bingham, 1972-89, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: 77, Folder: GROUP 3090, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Three ALS and one TLS from Brodsky acknowledging receipt of a letter from Bingham and expressing thanks and regret. Accompanied by manuscript notes by Bingham and an account, dated March 2009, of their meeting in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) in 1969.
Dates: 1972-89, n.d.

Tomas Venclova papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 714
Overview: The Tomas Venclova Papers document the life and work of Lithuanian poet, scholar and professor Tomas Venclova. Correspondence documents Venclova's relationships with Lithuanian and Soviet literary figures and political dissidents, including letters from Joseph Brodsky and Czes?aw Mi?osz. Venclova's personal life and family relationships are also documented in the correspondence. Venclova's work as a poet, scholar, and translator is documented in drafts of writings that include holograph drafts...
Dates: 1909-2018, bulk 1959-2010