Mandelstam

[ man-dl-stahm; Russian muh n-dyil-shtahm ]
/ ˈmæn dlˌstɑm; Russian mən dyɪlˈʃtɑm /

noun

Osip Emilyevich,1892–1938?, Russian acmeist poet and essayist.

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Mandelstam

Mandelshtam

/ (ˈmændəlˌʃtɑːm) /

noun

Nadezhda (Yakovlevna) (næˈdɛʃdə), born Nadezhda Khazina. 1899–1980, Soviet writer, wife of Osip Mandelstam: noted for her memoirs Hope against Hope (1971) and Hope Abandoned (1973) describing life in Stalin's Russia
Osip (Emilyevich) (ˈɒsiːp). 1891–?1938, Soviet poet and writer, born in Warsaw; he was persecuted by Stalin and died in a labour camp. His works include Tristia (1922), Poems (1928), and the autobiographical Journey to Armenia (1933)
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