Akhmadulina, Bella Akhatovna

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Akhmadulina, Bella Akhatovna

 

(also Izabella). Born Apr. 10, 1937, in Moscow. Soviet Russian poetess; graduated from the Gorky Institute of Literature in 1960.

Akhmadulina’s work was first published in 1955. The collection of poems The String was published in 1962 and the collection Music Lessons in 1970. She is also the author of the narrative poem My Genealogy (1964) and of essays, screenplays, and translations of poems—from Georgian and other languages, including a collection of poems by the Georgian poetess Anna Kalandadze, Fly, Leaves (1959).

REFERENCES

Ognev, V. “Struna” (review). Literaturnaia Rossiia, Mar. 8, 1963.
Tsurikova, G. “Poeziia, igra, zhizn’.” Literaturnaia gazeta, Mar. 17, 1964.
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