The questing, experimenting, and overstepping of stylistic, moral, and narrowly rational boundaries that characterized Russian modernist writing were frowned upon during most of the seven decades of Soviet rule. Only since the late 1980s have readers had easy access to the literature, memoirs, and critical writings of the immediately pre-Soviet period.Akhmatova read her poems often at the Stray Dog, wearing a dress that highlighted the contours of her svelte and elegant body, her ... loose women here , aquot; 1990), which first appeared in Apollon in 1913: aquot;You are smoking a black pipe, / The puff of smoke has a funny shape. ... Later, Eikhenbauma#39;s words gave Communist Party officials in charge of the arts a convenient reason to ban Akhmatovaa#39;s poetry;anbsp;...
|Title||:||Russian Writers of the Silver Age, 1890-1925|
|Author||:||Judith E. Kalb, J. Alexander Ogden, I. G. Vishnevet︠s︡kiĭ|
|Publisher||:||Gale / Cengage Learning - 2004|