Pavel Arskii

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Arskii, Pavel Aleksandrovich


Born Oct. 26 (Nov. 7), 1886, in the village of Korolevo in Smolensk Province; died Apr. 20, 1967, in Moscow. Russian Soviet writer. Member of the CPSU from 1918. Participant in the revolutionary movement (from 1905).

Arskii’s works are permeated with the ideas of revolutionary struggle: his collections of verse Songs of Struggle (1918) and Hammer and Sickle (1925); his collections of short stories, the novel Man on the Assembly Line (1929), plays, and others. He was awarded two orders as well as medals.


Gody grozovye: Stikhi. Moscow, 1958.


Trofimov, I. Pisateli Smolenshchiny: Biobibliografich. spravochnik. Smolensk, 1959.
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