Osip Mandelstam

Russian poet and essayist

Osip Emilyevich Mandelstam (also spelled Mandelshtam; Russian: О́сип Эми́льевич Мандельшта́м; January 15, 1891December 27, 1938) was a Russian poet and essayist, one of the foremost members of the Acmeist school of poets.

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  • Only in Russia poetry is respected – it gets people killed. Is there anywhere else where poetry is so common a motive for murder?


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