Nikolai Zabolotsky: Enigma and Cultural Paradigm

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Northwestern University Press, 2000 M01 25 - 368 pages
Sarah Pratt traces interwoven questions in the work of Nikolai Zabolotsky, a figure ranking just behind Pasternak, Mandelstram and Akhmatova in modern Russian poetry and the first major poet to come to light in the Soviet period.

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Chapter Two Constructs of Character
12
Chapter Three The Emerging Poet in an Emerging Society
41
Chapter Four The Last Gasp of the AvantGarde
63
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Nikolai Zabolotsky was a Soviet and Russian poet and translator. A Modernist, Zabolotsky was a founder of the Russian avant-garde absurdist group Oberiu.

Sally (Sarah) Pratt is a professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at USC Dornsife. She is the author of Russian Metaphysical Romanticism: The Poetry of Tiutchev and Boratynskii and The Semantics of Chaos in Tjutcev.

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