Pictures at an Exhibition : A Petersburg Album, Paperback Book

Pictures at an Exhibition : A Petersburg Album Paperback

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A Petersburg Album. Wrestling with questions of travel, memory, and perception, Pictures at an Exhibition is, at its core, an unrequited love song to St.

Petersburg. The fever dream of Peter the Great, Pushkin, Dostoyevsky, Gogol, and modernist poet Anna Akhmatova, St.

Petersburg is the occasion for a broader meditation on all we come to love and lose.

Pictures began as a journal notebook in 2002, as the author/poet tried to capture this spectacle-rich and memory-laden city that he had visited ten years before.

Scored to the movements of Mussorgskys legendary suite a work of art elegizing a lost friend Pictures marks, and sometimes sings,

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 83 pages
  • Publisher: The University of Akron Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: poetry & poets
  • ISBN: 9781629220253

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