Today I Wrote Nothing
Today I Wrote Nothing
The Selected Writings of Daniil Kharms
Daniil Kharms

Translated by Matvei Yankelevich


Recommended by Paul, City Lights Books

Daniil Kharms has long been heralded as one of the most iconoclastic writers of the Soviet era, but the full breadth of his achievement is only in recent years, following the opening of Kharms's archives, being recognized internationally. Thanks to the efforts of translator and poet Matvei Yankelevich, English language readers now have a comprehensive collection of the prose and poetry that secured Kharms's literary reputation--a reputation that grew in Russia even as the Soviet establishment worked to suppress it.

Both a major contribution for American scholars and students of Russian literature and an exciting discovery for fans of contemporary writers as eclectic as George Saunders, John Ashbery, and Martin McDonagh, Today I Wrote Nothing: The Selected Writing of Daniil Kharms is an invaluable collection for readers of innovative writing everywhere.


Title Today I Wrote Nothing
Subtitle The Selected Writings of Daniil Kharms
Author Daniil Kharms
Translated by Matvei Yankelevich
Publisher Overlook Press
Title First Published 30 June 2009
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 288 p.
ISBN-10 159020042X
ISBN-13 9781590200421
Publication Date 30 June 2009
Main content page count 288
Weight 16 oz.
List Price $16.95
 


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