Joseph Brodsky Quote

Every individual ought to know at least one poet from cover to cover: if not as a guide through the world, then as a yardstick for the language.


Less Than One: Selected Essays (1986)

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Every individual ought to know at least one poet from cover to cover: if not as a guide through the world, then as a yardstick for the language.

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Every individual ought to know at least one poet from cover to cover: if not as a guide through the world, then as a yardstick for the language.

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Every individual ought to know at least one poet from cover to cover: if not as a guide through the world, then as a yardstick for the language.

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Every individual ought to know at least one poet from cover to cover: if not as a guide through the world, then as a yardstick for the language.