War and Peace
Cross Currents in Russian Literature, Film and Music
Friday, September 10, 2010
Madman or Genius?
Pasternak to Isaiah Berlin,
".. of course Andrey Bely was a genius –
Petersburg, Kotik Letaev
are full of wonderful things – I know that, you need not tell me – but his influence was fatal."
and what did Berlin think of Andrei Bely?
"... a man of strange and unheard-of insights – magical and a holy fool in the tradition of Russian Orthodoxy."
Andrei Bely (1905) as seen by
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