A Russian Rediscovers America by Adolf Shvedchikov,Michael Dediu

By Adolf Shvedchikov,Michael Dediu

approximately 2500 years after Pythagoras prompt that the Earth was once around, 2320 years after Aristotle, following the lessons of the Pythagoreans, had asserted an identical, and had declared that the good Asiatic Empire should be reached via crusing westwardly, 1940 after Seneca proven this view, and affirmed that India may be reached during this manner, and 501 years after the Italian, born in Genoa, Christopher Columbus found the US, a Russian, the well-regarded poet Dr. Shvedchikov, rediscovers the US, within the similar yr, 1993, while the Pentium microprocessor for desktops is produced, the area large net is created, the sunshine emitting diodes have been invented, area travel Endeavour venture to fix an optical flaw within the Hubble area Telescope occurs, and the U.S. and Russia signal the beginning II treaty calling for bilateral aid of strategic nuclear weapons.
This e-book relies on Dr. Shvedchikov’s choice of notes approximately his first commute 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 assisting this travel.
This desirable publication, with very encouraged and humoristic descriptions of his travels, will surely have, along 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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