By Kenneth Jackson
Together with works from Welsh, Irish and Scottish Gaelic, Cornish, Breton and Manx, this Celtic Miscellany bargains a wealthy mix of poetry and prose from the 8th to the 19th century, and offers a special perception into the minds and literature of the Celtic humans. it's a literature ruled by means of a deep feel of ask yourself, wild inventiveness and a profound experience of the uncanny, during which the flora and fauna and the ability of the person spirit are celebrated with excellent imaginitive strength. Skifully prepared by means of subject matter, from the hero-tales of Cu Chulainn, Bardic poetry and elegies, to the delicate and intimate writings of early Celtic Christianity, this anthology presents a desirable perception right into a deeply inventive literary culture.
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His poems tend to be long, because he splits the lines into word and phrase patterns, a style of writing developed by Mayakovsky and Asseyev. He has been severely criticized in the past, but is perhaps today not the pioneer he used to be. Yevgeny Yevtushenko is undoubtedly the best known of the younger poets of this decade. He is the only one of them to have written and published an extremely interesting and revealing Autobiography. He is a poet of great energy, courage, and extreme determination.
On leaving school, he first worked as a lathe turner in a metal factory. He continued to study in the evenings and, in 1934-38, attended the Gorky Literary Institute in Moscow. Then, till 1942, he worked on a newspaper. Thereafter he joined up and went to the front. After the war he worked as a technician in a State Collective Farm in the Kemerovsk region. In 1948, he returned to Moscow as a poetry consultant to the All-Union House of Folk Culture. He traveled much, collect ing folk songs, chastushki and studying folk music.
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