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Cluster index: Jeffrey Meyers

Brodsky’s Travels: Leningrad to Venice.

Jeffrey Meyers:’Two early Russian poems, included in the 1973 Penguin edition of Selected Poems introduced by W.H. Auden, provide a poignant contrast to his later Venetian poems. In 1962, Brodsky visited the former Königsberg in East Prussia, which had become the Russian Kaliningrad after the war, and was shocked to see Kant’s city still devastated and ruined.’