The Bedbug and Selected Poetry

The Bedbug and Selected Poetry

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This selection of Mayakovsky's work covers his entire career-from the earliest pre-revolutionary lyrics to a poem found in a notebook after his suicide. Splendid translations of the poems, with the Russian on a facing page, and a fresh, colloquial version of Mayakovsky's dramatic masterpiece, The Bedbug.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 132.08 x 195.58 x 17.78mm | 362.87g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253201896
  • 9780253201898
  • 460,204

Table of contents

Introduction by Patricia BlakeSelected PoetryIThe Cloud in TrousersThe Backbone FluteTo His Beloved Self, the Author Dedicates These LinesAn Extraordinary AdventureOrder No. 2 to the Army of the ArtsI LoveBrooklyn BridgeBack Home!Conversation with a Tax Collector about PoetryLetter from Paris to Comrade Kostrov on the Nature of LoveAt the Top of my VoicePast One O'Clock...The BedbugNotesshow more

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