Konstantin Bol’šakov: letters to Anna Chodasevič

  • Nikolaj Bogomolov Moscow State University
  • Massimo Maurizio Università degli Studi di Torino

Abstract

Konstantin Bol’šakov: Letters to Anna Chodasevič. The letters written by Konstantin Bolshakov to Anna Khodasevich in 1916 represent a unique testimony of the biography of Bolshakov at that time, a few years before the dramatic experience the poet will live on the Russian front during WWI.

Author Biographies

Nikolaj Bogomolov, Moscow State University
Full professor of Russian literature at Moscow State University. His main research interests are “Silver Age” poetry and theory of literature. He has edited the collected works of about 30 poets, and published numerous monographs on Russian poets and literary movements as well as several anthologies of Russian poetry. His most recent publications include (monographs only): Soprjaženie dalekovatych. O Vjačeslave Ivanove i Vladislave Chodaseviče (2011), Vokrug “serebrjanogo veka” (2010), Kratkoe vvedenie v stichovedenie (2009), Dve lekcii po istorii sovremennoj literatury (2009). He is a “Lomonosov award” laureate.
Massimo Maurizio, Università degli Studi di Torino
Assistant professor of Russian language and Russian literature at Turin University. His primary areas of interests are unofficial culture of Stalin's era and 20th century Russian literature, especially contemporary Russian poetry. He published various articles and translations, and several monographs and anthologies. His publications include: Dm. Prigov. Oltre la poesia, a cura di A. Niero (2014) (coauthor); La massa critica del cuore. Antologia di poesia russa contemporanea (2013); “Prossima fermata: Cremlino”. Percorsi reali e immaginari per la Mosca letteraria (2011); “Bespredmetnaja junost’” A. Egunova: tekst i kontekst (2008); Poesia non ufficiale del periodo staliniano: le premesse del samizdat letterario in Unione sovietica (2011).

References

Krusanov, A. (2010), Russkij avangard 1907-1932. Istoričeskij obzor, I. Boevoe desjatiletie, 1-2, Moskva, Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie.

Miller, O. et al. (1984) (sost.), Biblioteka A. A. Bloka. Opisanie, Leningrad, s.e., Vyp. 1.

Murav’eva, I. (2010), “Sčastlivyj domik”: Vladislav Chodasevič, Anna Chodasevič i ich perepiska, in “Zvezda”, 11, pp. 123-163.

Orlov, V. (1975) (publ.), Pis’mo Aleksandra Bloka Nikolaju Aseevu, in Tezisy I vsesojuznoj (III) konferencii “Tvorčestvo A.A Bloka i russkaja kul’tura XX veka”, Tartu, Tartusskij Gosudarstvennyj Universitet, 1975.

Timenčik, R. (1980), Putevoditel’ po epoche Bloka, in “Voprosy literatury”, 8, pp. 220-226.

Published
2014-06-30
Section
PaSSAGGI