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Joseph Brodsky: Iosif Aleksandrovich Brodsky was a Soviet-Russian-American poet and essayist. He was expelled from the Soviet Union in 1972 for alleged "social parasitism" and settled in America with the help of W. H. Auden and other supporters. He taught thereafter at universities including those at Yale, Cambridge and Michigan. Brodsky was awarded the 1987 Nobel Prize in Literature "for an all-embracing authorship, imbued with clarity of thought and poetic intensity". He was appointed American Poet Laureate in 1991.. Russian poet and essayist

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Quote Left It would be enough for me to have the system of a jury of twelve versus the system of one judge as a basis for preferring the U.S. to the Soviet Union. I would prefer the country you can leave to the country you cannot. Quote Right
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Quote Left This is the generation whose first cry of life was the Hungarian uprising. Quote Right
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Quote Left What should I say about life? That it's long and abhors transparence. Quote Right
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Quote Left Life-the way it really is-is a battle not between Bad and Good but between Bad and Worse. Quote Right
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Quote Left The poetic notion of infinity is far greater than that which is sponsored by any creed. Quote Right
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