(88) By the same token, in addition to the Mexican sojourns of figures ranging from Vladimir Maiakovskii
and Aleksandra Kollontai to Lev Trotskii, the Mexican case affected Soviet understandings (and misunderstandings) of nationalist and anti-imperialist forces in developing countries.
DURING THE FIRST three decades of Soviet rule, four prominent literary writers visited the United States and wrote about their experiences--the revolutionary poet Vladimir Maiakovskii
; the popular humorists Il'ia Il'f and Evgenii Petrov; and the novelist Il'ia Ehrenburg.
23), le anime (o per meglio dire gli intelletti) delle avanguardie novecentesche furono tutte, da Marinetti a Maiakovskii
, si puo ben dire, chercheuses d'avenir.
Unfortunately, the subchapter in which Hodgson analyses intertextual references in Berggol'ts's poetry does not fill this lacuna, since the researcher detects in the poems analysed references predominantly to canonical fragments from Lermontov, Maiakovskii
, Nikolai Ostrovskii, or the less canonical yet officially blessed Alexandr Herzen.
In strange oblivion, he looked away from the amazing poets of his generation (Ivanov, Maiakovskii
, Khodasevich, Mandel'shtam, Pasternak, Tsvetaeva, Khodasevich).
and Aleksandr Rodchenko, both of whom had produced agitational texts and posters during the civil war, applied the principles of constructivist art and design to give to the architecture and advertisements of state enterprises a bold look that provided alternatives to pre-Soviet models.
Alluding to Roman Jakobson's apology of Maiakovskii
, who "walked the Russian poetic Golgotha" and died with a "thorny wreath of revolution on his head" (15, 20, 32), Fedor writes about Chernyshevskii: "His biographers mark his thorny path with evangelical signposts (it is well known that the more leftist the Russian commentator the greater is his weakness for expressions like 'the Golgotha of the revolution')" (G 215; D 242).
It is preceded by the prose of Akhmatova, Belyi, Blok, Gippius, Esenin, Mandelshtam, Mariengof, Maiakovskii
, Pasternak, Voznesenskii, Vysotskii, and Zhukovskii.
(28) Eduard Bagritskii, Vladimir Maiakovskii
, Demian Bednyi, and Heinrich Heine were also listed among Fefer's teachers.
The subject of Chapter 5 is, strictly speaking, not a metrical form but a graphic device: the 'staircase' (lesenka) lines characteristic of the later poetry of Vladimir Maiakovskii
. Lesenka was introduced by Maiakovskii
mainly as an aid to intonation, but came to be regarded as the appropriate form for others wishing to associate themselves with elements of Maiakovskii
's legacy: civic poems, declamation poems about Lenin, poems about Maiakovskii
Ezrahi's sixth chapter describes Iakobson's hot-tempered yet ultimately successful attempts to mount his 1960s ballet on the unlikely subject of Maiakovskii
composing the satiric 1929 play, The Bedbug (a play within a ballet), even if the ballet was soon dropped from the Kirov's repertoire.
Some of them are read and studied very widely indeed (Akhmatova, Tsvetaeva, Brodsky, Esenin, Maiakovskii
, Pasternak, Mandel'shtam), while the work of others is perhaps less well known (Viacheslav Ivanov, Gumilev, Khodasevich, Boris Poplavskii), and the attention devoted to specific texts by these poets should encourage readers to explore works such as Ivanov's sonnets more fully.