IN THE INTERLUDE by Paster

IN THE INTERLUDE

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KIRKUS REVIEW

It has been generally acknowledged that Pasternak's enduring reputation rests on his poetry, rather than the one novel familiar to American readers, and this is a collection of close to written in the years 1945-. Although political restrictions prohibited the of almost all of his original poetry in the last 30 years, he continued to write and he considered this later work his best and ""wished to be remembered"" by it. Sir Bowra's short foreword indicates that while the later poetry is less experimental and less brilliant, it is ""more truly expressive of his graver, quieter moods"" and reveals the truly classical character of this poet. He also comments on the excellence of the translation by Henry Kmen and the poems appear here with a facing Russian

Publisher: Oxford