Hieroglyphs of Another World: On Poetry, Swedenborg, and Other Matters (Hardcover)

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The author of several volumes of poetry in Russian and English, Ilya Kutik is also a consummate essayist in the Russian tradition: aphoristic, allusive, deploying unlikely juxtapositions and poetic measures to arrive at surprising and gratifying insights. In this first English-language collection of Kutik's essays, readers encounter one of the best and most original contemporary Russian stylists.

About the Author


ILYA KUTIK is an associate professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Northwestern University and a poet, critic, and translator of Swedish literature into Russian.

ANDREW WACHTEL is a professor of Slavic languages and literatures at Northwestern University. He is the author of Making a Nation, Breaking a Nation: Literature and Cultural Politics in Yugoslavia.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780810117778
ISBN-10: 0810117770
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Publication Date: October 31st, 2000
Pages: 148
Language: English