Russian Underground Poetry from OBERIU to Moscow Conceptualism
Russian Underground Poetry from OBERIU to Moscow Conceptualism: Alexander Vvedensky and Vsevolod Nekrasov, plus a special appearance by Kirill Medvedev.
The evening will celebrate the publication of the poems of Alexander Vvedensky and Vsevolod Nekrasov in English. Vvedensky (1904-1941), one of the founders of OBERIU, the last Russian avant-garde group, is currently recognized as one of the most influential poets of the twentieth century. Readers include Eugene Ostashevsky and Matvei Yankelevich, translators of Alexander Vvedensky: An Invitation for Me to Think, and Bela Shayevich and Ainsley Morse, translators of I Live I See: The Poems of Vsevolod Nekrasov.
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