Annal: 1980 National Book Award for Translation

Results of the National Book Award in the year 1980.

Book:The Complete Critical Prose

The Complete Critical Prose

Osip Mandelstam, Jane Gary Harris

Acclaimed in both Russia and the West as Russia’s greatest poet of the 20th century, Osip Mandelstam was also a brilliant writer of prose. These autobiographical essays, reviews, and personal reflections reveal the themes of his finest poems and of his life in Stalinist Russia: the nature of history, both as it is lived and as it is later constructed; the continuity and destruction of cultural tradition, and the essence of poetry itself.

Book:Hard Labor

Hard Labor

Cesare Pavese, William Arrowsmith

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