Around 1812, in his famous programme letter To Turghenev (Otvet T-vu), in which he spoke in support of the light poetry in Russian literature, Batyushkov mentioned a whole raft of poets who were acclaimed for their unhappy love; these were the ancient Greek Sappho, a Russian poet of the period Ippolit Bogdanovitch
, 'Dushenka's singer', (23) as Batyushkov called him, and Petrarch, the first among the Parnassus dwellers.
However, the collection works: it juxtaposes photographs, essays of adulation by the director Peter Bogdanovitch
and the Ford biographer Scott Eyman, interviews with Ford himself and with an Irish-speaking cousin, and, then in the volume's third part, terrific critical essays that meticulously analyze Ford's creative process and review the history of previous criticism of his films.
Jovovich's mother, Galina, was a Russian actress, while her father, Bogdanovitch
, was a Serbian doctor.
The talented but under-performing Alex Bogdanovitch
has been told to "step up or step out".
Organizers tried to facilitate contact with events such as the daily Take a Decisionmaker to Breakfast/Lunch sessions, in which eight or 10 delegates got to harangue an exec over lunch, and the Master Series in which such names as Peter Bogdanovitch
and Jams Sadwith spent a couple of, hours sharing their secrets with 20 delegates.