Osip Mandelstam I in the heart of century
Cover handmade genuine leather (shagreen)
Composite case handmade: faux leather, marble paper
Format 158х230 mm
200 numbered copies.
Paper Modigliani (Italy)
The poetry of Osip Mandelstam, "the virtuoso protivodeistvia", is recognized immediately in one line. Complex semantic and sound Association derive his poetry is beyond conventional understanding, forcing the reader to solve intellectual puzzles scattered through the text. The poet lived the work so earnestly and enthusiastically, with such devotion and uncompromising that poetry has defined his entire fortune. "The divine harmony, which is called the poems of Mandelstam, was formally consigned to oblivion for several decades. The government does not tolerate geniuses, able to follow the noise and germination" time and experience the grandiose flow of the story. The collection "I'm in the heart of the century" reflects the constant desire of the poet to change while remaining amazingly solid author.
Illustrated with Peter Perevezentseva followed the metamorphoses of the poetics of Mandelstam, turning into a bizarre dance of images and symbols.
There is nothing more terrible for a person than another that there is no case before him.
And the only thing that pushes us into the arms of the interlocutor, is the desire to be surprised by his own words, be taken by their novelty and a surprise.
Commonly the man, when has something to say, talking to people, looking for listeners; — the poet, on the contrary, runs "to the shores of desert waves, to shirokogorlye dubrovy". The abnormality is obvious...