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A Russian Poet Recounts Literary Life in 1966

Soviet-era poet Igor Kholin describes social realities of life among the writers living in cultural exile outside Moscow. The post A Russian Poet Recounts Literary Life in 1966 appeared first on Hyperallergic.
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