Poets Pasternak, Marian Tsvetayeva, and Rainer Maria Rilke were not having a banner year in 1926: Pasternak was stuck in Moscow trying to stay out of the way of the Bolsheviks; Tsvetayeva was in France after having been booted from Russia; and Rilke was dying in Switzerland. The trio began a correspondence spelling out their assorted woes as well as holding lengthy discussions about art, love, and other poetic topics. This 1983 title offers a selection of their letters along with numerous photographs.
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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Russian, German