MEDITATING ON THE PERSONALITY OF J. BRODSKY (ON THE MEMORIES OF KARL PROFFER)

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The aim of the author is to emphasize in the life and personality of J. Brodsky some important moments based upon memories of K. Proffer. Analysis of poet’s moral statements is being made, as well as his attitude to the “red” socialist as a dominant evaluative criteria, manifested in his assessments of contemporary writers. The analysis reveals choked consciousness of Brodsky in exile as well as high importance of his history of love - “feeling incredibly strong and long”. All these points witnesses that Brodsky was a personality tragic destiny and unique originality.


L A Kolobaeva

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Moscow Lomonosov State University Leninskiye Gory, 1-st building of Humanity faculties, Moscow, Russia, 11991

Kolobayeva Lidia Andreyevna, doctor of philological sciences, professor of Department of Modern Russian literature and literary process Moscow Lomonosov state university.

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