Walking through the places connected with the life and work of Osip Mandelshtam. It will be conducted by Leonid Vidgof – the author of the fascinating book “Moscow of Mandelshtam”. Here’s what you can learn from this walk:
“At brother Shura.” The charge of plagiarism. Moscow poems of the early 1930s. Neighbor Alexander Gertsevich. Monument to Mandelshtam.
– A novel with M. Tsvetaeva, poems by Tsvetaeva. International peasant conference.
– Life at the house of Herzen. “Let’s write much thanks to America in Georgian.” Encounter with Chekist Blumkin. The withdrawal of the church values. Cursing “the house of Herzen” in the “Fourth Prose”. Conflict with A. Sargidzhan. Report of a secret agent. Antistalin poetry.
– Passion for Maria Petrovs. “The elder and the baby.” Poems addressed to M. Petrovykh.
– The last apartment. The poem “Apartment”. The first arrest. The investigation and the position of Stalin. Return and second arrest. Death. The fate of N.Y. Mandelshtam.