Babies of the Zoo tranlated from the Russian: Marshak, S. [Samuil Yakovlevich Marshak] (2 October ... Babies of the Zoo tranlated from the Russian: Marshak, S. [Samuil Yakovlevich Marshak] (2 October ... Babies of the Zoo tranlated from the Russian: Marshak, S. [Samuil Yakovlevich Marshak] (2 October ... Babies of the Zoo tranlated from the Russian: Marshak, S. [Samuil Yakovlevich Marshak] (2 October ...

Babies of the Zoo tranlated from the Russian

Marshak, S. [Samuil Yakovlevich Marshak] (2 October 1887 - 4 July 1964)

Editorial: Mejdunarodnaya Kniga [undated. circa 1938], Moscow/ prined at the 24-th Lithography, Leningrad, 1938
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In its pictorial stapled wrappers. Samuil Yakovlevich Marshak (alternative spelling: Marchak) 3 Nov [Old Style 22 October] 1887 - 4 Jul 1964) was a Russian and Soviet writer, translator and children's poet. He translated the sonnets and some other of the works of William Shakespeare, English poetry (including poems for children), and poetry from other languages. Maxim Gorky proclaimed Marshak to be "the founder of Russia's (Soviet) children's literature." Marshak was born to a Jewish family in Voronezh. His father was a foreman at a soap-making plant. He had a good home education and later studied at the gymnasium (secondary school) of Ostrogozhsk, a suburb of Voronezh. He started to write poetry in childhood in Voronezh. His brother Ilya (who wrote under the pseudonym M. Ilin) (1896 -1953) and sister Liya (who wrote as Elena Ilina) (1901 -1964) also both became Soviet authors. In 1902, the Marshak family moved to Saint Petersburg. As a Jew, Marshak could not legally live outside the Pale of Settlement, thus he could not attend school while living in the city. Philanthropist and scholar Baron David Gunzburg took an interest in Marshak and introduced him to the influential critic Vladimir Stasov. Stasov was so impressed by the schoolboy's literary talent that he arranged an exception from the Pale laws for Samuil and his family. He also introduced Marshak to Maxim Gorky and Feodor Chaliapin. In 1904, Samuil was diagnosed with tuberculosis and could no longer continue to live in the cold climate of Saint Petersburg. Maxim Gorky arranged for Samuil to live with his family in the Black Sea resort town of Yalta (1904 -1907). Gorky and Chaliapin also paid for his education and therapy. However, he spent much of this period in Kerch, living with the Fremerman family. Young poet, philosopher and translator. In 1904, he published his first works in the magazine Jewish Life and in the mid- to late 1900s, Marshak created a body of Zionist verse, some of which appeared in such periodicals as Young Judea. In 1907 he returned to Saint Petersburg and subsequently published numerous works in the popular magazine Satyricon. Marshak failed to gain admission at a university in Russia due to 'political insecurity' and earned his living giving lessons and writing for magazines. From his first trip to the Middle East he brought back many impressions, poems and a beautiful wife. In 1912 he moved to England and studied philosophy at the University of London. He fell in love with English culture and with poetry written in English. In his senior year at the University he published his translations of the poems written by William Blake, Robert Burns and William Wordsworth, published in Russia. His 1913 visit to an experimental "free" school in Wales (led by the Tolstoyan Philip Oyler) is noted as the event that sparked his professional interest in children. Shortly before World War I, in 1914, he returned to Russia and devoted himself to translation. Children's poetry. In 1914 Marshak and his wife worked with children of Jewish refugees in Voronezh. The death of Marshak's young daughter in 1915 directed him toward children's literature. In 1920 he moved to Ekaterinodar (now Krasnodar) to head the province's orphanages and it was there that he and a group of enthusiasts, including Elena Vasilieva, organized Children's town that included a children's theater, library, and studios. For this theater, he co-wrote plays that later became the book Theater for Children. In 1922, Marshak moved back to what was then Petrograd to become the head of the Children's Literature Studio. He published the following works at the publishing house "Rainbow": (Kids in a cage), Fire 1923, The Tale of a Silly Mouse, (Blue bird), (Circus), Ice Cream, Yesterday and today 1925, Luggage 1926, Poodle, Post Office 1927, and What an absent-minded guy 1930. Marshak had a prolific career in children's literature. Soviet critic Viktor Shklovsky wrote that "Samuil Marshak. N° de ref. de la librería 008223

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Título: Babies of the Zoo tranlated from the Russian

Editorial: Mejdunarodnaya Kniga [undated. circa 1938], Moscow/ prined at the 24-th Lithography, Leningrad

Año de publicación: 1938

Encuadernación: Soft cover

Ilustrador: Charushin, E. [Evgenii Ivanovich] (1901-1965)

Condición del libro: Very Good

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Judaica, Hebraica, Bibliography, Judaism, Israel, Jewish, Hebrew, Antiquarian, History, Art, post cards, postcards, ephemera, autographs music, opera.

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