Osip Mandelstam

Standard Name: Mandelstam, Osip


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Education Helen Dunmore
While HD was growing up she read a lot of Russian fiction and poetry.
McCrum, Robert. “The Siege is a novel for now”. The Observer.
The poems of Osip Mandelstam were her talismans.
McCrum, Robert. “The Siege is a novel for now”. The Observer.
The books that she read, she says, made me, as a person...
Family and Intimate relationships Anna Akhmatova
In March of 1938 her son, Lev Gumilyov , was re-arrested and sentenced to death. He was ultimately released, but the seventeen months of his imprisonment were one of the darkest times of Anna's life...
politics Anna Akhmatova
The late 1920s and middle 30s were marked by massive repressions and imprisonments undertaken by the Communist regime now headed by Joseph Stalin . Battered by the arrests of Osip Mandelstam , a fellow writer...
Textual Production Hélène Cixous
CH published Manne: aux Mandelstams aux Mandelas, a text about three disparate people linked by the opening of their surnames: South African politicians Winnie and Nelson Mandela , and Russian poet Osip Mandelstam .
Running-Johnson, Cynthia. “Cixous’s Left and Right Hands of Writing in <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl="m">Tambours sur la digue</span> and <span data-tei-ns-tag="tei_title" data-tei-title-lvl=‘m’>Osnabrück</span&gt”;. French Forum, Vol.
, No. 3, pp. 111-22.
Textual Production Elaine Feinstein
EF has carried out a great deal of scholarly commentary of a kind best calculated to be useful to readers (though she did not finish her MA thesis on nineteenth-century sexual fantasists like Ouida and...


28 April 1938: Russian poet Osip Mandelstam was arrested:...

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28 April 1938

Russian poet Osip Mandelstam was arrested: charged with counter-revolutionary activities and sentenced to five years' hard labour, he died in a transit camp that same December.


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