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Poet Laureate Viktor Sosnora on Poetry and Poetics

By Michael Marsh-Soloway Viktor  Sosnora was born in Alupka on the Crimean Peninsula in 1936. During WWII, Sosnora and his family endured the blockade of Leningrad for over a year, before being evacuated to the Kuban region in the Russian … Continue reading

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The Early Poetry of Vladimir Nabokov Remembered Today

  Gleb Struve, a renowned twentieth-century critic, called Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov “émigre Russia’s greatest gift to Russian literature”. Born in 1899 to a family of aristocrats in St. Petersburg, Nabokov received an excellent education, attaining fluency in English, French, and Russian … Continue reading

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