Saturday, 24 May 2014

24 May in Literature

24 May, 1940, Joseph Brodsky is born in St Petersburg, Russia.

He was expelled in 1972 and moved to the US where he was lecturing at several universities. Early works include; Verses and Poems and A Halt in the Waste Land. In 1986 he published History of the Twentieth Century. In 1987 he won the Nobel Prize for Literature. He died on 28 January, 1996.

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