Pavel Shubin

Shubin, Pavel Nikolaevich


Born Mar. 14 (27), 1914, in the village of Chernavsk, Elets District, Orel Province; died Apr. 11,1951, in Moscow. Soviet Russian poet.

The son of an artisan, Shubin graduated from the A. I. Herzen Leningrad Pedagogical Institute in 1938. He depicted the variegated beauty of the Russian countryside in his poetry collections Wind in the Face (1937) and The Sail (1940), which contain vivid word paintings. Shubin’s best poems—including “Fidelity,” “Half an Instant,” “The Attack” and “The Driver”—depict the bravery of soldiers and contain reflections on Russia, fidelity, and love. Shubin was awarded two orders and various medals.


Izbrannaia lirika. [Introductory article by A. Mezhirov.] Moscow, 1966.
Stikhotvoreniia. [Introductory article by A. Kogan.] Moscow, 1971.


Abramov, A. Lirika i epos Velikoi Otechestvennoi voiny. Moscow, 1972.
Kogan, A. G. Pavel Shubin. Moscow, 1974.
Pavel Nikolaevich Shubin (1914–1951): Ukazatel’ literatury. Voronezh, 1970.