Publisher: Northwestern University Press; 1 edition (July 10, 2002)
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Milestones is an apt name for this assortment, for the eighty-four poems inside of convey a poet passing from mere expertise into mastery of her craft. Composed among January and December of 1916, those poems locate the twenty-four year-old Tsvetaeva thirsting for the fullness of existence whereas whilst considering the inevitability of death--a subject she was once to revisit again and again in her occupation. Tsvetaeva's paintings of the time additionally displays her wisdom of (and delight in) her local tradition, in particular the centrality of Moscow because the final vacation spot of all Russians. during the verse she opens as much as the sensual wonders of nature--sky, woodland, wind, and never least her cherished daughter Alya, who might come to determine vastly within the paintings and legacy of her mother.Milestones lays out a sensual ceremonial dinner of moods, subject matters, types, and rhythms--all the materials that will in time show Tsvetaeva as the most bold and unique poets of her time.