Isaiah Berlin: A Life
Isaiah Berlin refused to write an autobiography, but he agreed to talk about himself - and so for 10 years, before's Berlin's death in November 1997, he allowed Michael Ignatieff to interview him about his past, his ideas, his most intimate memories, and his inner conflicts.
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14 Akhmatova ' s poetic cycle - Requiem - kept her promise to that anonymous
woman : it preserved in poetic memory the torments of a generation . In those
days it was too dangerous to keep these poems in written form . Akhmatova ' s
10 See the ' chronology ' in The Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova , trans .
Judith Hemschemeyer , ed . Roberta Reeder ( Boston , 1989 ) , 59 - 60 . 11 Osip
Mandelstam , The Eyesight of Wasps , trans . James Greene ( London , 1989 ) ,
... IB ' s degree and prize , 57 – 8 ; Marxism at , 70 , 251 ; in World War II , 94 ; IB
proposes honorary degree for Akhmatova , 166 ; IB returns to ( 1946 ) , 170 ; IB ' s
chair in social and political theory , 224 ; awards degrees to Shostakovich and ...
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ISAIAH BERLIN: A LifeUser Review - Kirkus
A polished life of the century's preeminent liberal (in the classic sense) philosopher. Just as Berlin's critics complained he never wrote a single-volume magnum opus but only essays, Berlin's friends ... Read full review
Isaiah Berlin: a lifeUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Ignatieff (The Warrior's Honor, LJ 1/98) met and conferred with Berlin periodically over a ten-year period until Berlin's death at the age of 88 in 1997. He also spent hours talking to Berlin's wife ... Read full review