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Comprehensive information about Joseph Brodsky including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. 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 This educational Joseph Brodsky resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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Quote Left How delightful to find a friend in everyone. 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 Better beware of notions like genius and inspiration; they are a sort of magic wand and should be used sparingly by anybody who wants to see things clearly. Quote Right
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Quote Left We live at a time when man believes himself fabulously capable of creation, but he does not know what to create. Quote Right
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Quote Left The good is, like nature, an immense landscape in which man advances through centuries of exploration. Quote Right
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