Author Archives: Elena Dimov

Russian Vers Libre and the Poetry of Ilya Semenenko-Basin

Russian vers libre remains one of the most contradictory and unacknowledged genres of contemporary Russian poetry. Even though Russian free verse has existed since the 19th century, and some critics consider Slovo o Polku Igoreve* as the first known prototype … Continue reading

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Interview with Ilya Kukulin about the Trends of the Modern Russian Literature

  Editor’s Note: Kukulin is often called one of the best Russian literary critics, but he is also a poet and a scholar. He graduated from Moscow State University with a degree in psychology and obtained a degree of Ph.D. … Continue reading

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