Book: Andrei Sergeev «Stamp Album»

Stamp Album

Серия: "Glas New Russian Writing"

"Stamp Album" paints a picture of hitherto unknown "catacomb Russia" . The communal apartment Sergeev describes is not a typical community of Soviet citizens... They neither fight the regime, nor adapt to it... Sergeev's memory seems to collect mere trifles: children's ditties, counting rhymes, old slogans, newspaper clippings, snatches of conversations, official documents, urban folklore and much else. He fishes various fragments out of this detritus and files them carefuUy away in his stamp album" . Natalia Pervukhina in "Russkaya Mysl" "Sergeev's extraordinary memory, the skill of a professional collector, his fantastic sharpness of vision, his passion for details and objects as well as for individuals - all these make "Stamp Album" fascinating reading" . The Russian Journal "The author of this text-collage is clearly a passionate collector of all sorts of things: coins, stamps, period objects, interesting people, curious words, and...

Издательство: "Glas" (2002)

ISBN: 5-7172-0059-5

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  • Stamp hinge — Stamp hinges are small, folded, rectangular pieces of paper coated with a mild gum. They are used by stamp collectors to affix postage stamps onto the pages of a stamp album. The short end is moistened and affixed to the stamp, the long end is… …   Wikipedia

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  • Álbum filatélico — El álbum filatélico es el lugar donde los Filatelistas guardan las estampillas o sellos postales. El álbum más conveniente para iniciar una colección de este tipo, es el llamado clasificador. Tiene una cantidad de hojas (generalmente no más de… …   Wikipedia Español

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  • stamp collecting — noun the collection and study of postage stamps • Syn: ↑philately, ↑stamp collection • Derivationally related forms: ↑philatelist (for: ↑philately), ↑philatelic (for …   Useful english dictionary

  • stamp collecting — UK [ˈstæmp kəˌlektɪŋ] / US noun [uncountable] the activity of collecting postage stamps from different countries and keeping them in a book called a stamp album Derived word: stamp collector noun countable Word forms stamp collector : singular… …   English dictionary

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