By Adolf Shvedchikov,Michael Dediu

approximately 2500 years after Pythagoras prompt that the Earth used to be around, 2320 years after Aristotle, following the lessons of the Pythagoreans, had asserted an analogous, and had declared that the nice Asiatic Empire will be reached by means of crusing westwardly, 1940 after Seneca proven this view, and affirmed that India might be reached during this method, and 501 years after the Italian, born in Genoa, Christopher Columbus came upon the USA, a Russian, the well-regarded poet Dr. Shvedchikov, rediscovers the USA, within the similar yr, 1993, whilst the Pentium microprocessor for desktops is produced, the area large net is created, the sunshine emitting diodes have been invented, area trip Endeavour venture to fix an optical flaw within the Hubble area Telescope happens, and the united states and Russia signal the beginning II treaty calling for bilateral aid of strategic nuclear weapons.
This publication is predicated on Dr. Shvedchikov’s number of notes approximately his first trip within the US, and on their translation in Russian. It has to be pointed out that Barbara DeKovner-Mayer and Godfrey Harris had a key function in organizing and aiding this travel.
This desirable publication, with very encouraged and humoristic descriptions of his travels, will surely have, with his six poetry books, a visual position within the English and Russian literary area, and also will remind us of Seneca’s aphorism:
Si vis amari, ama (If you must be enjoyed, love).

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