Tag Archives: Аркадий Драгомощенко

Endarkenment by Arkadii Dragomoshchenko

I am overjoyed that Arkadii Dragomoshchenko’s selected poems, Endarkenment, is now officially forthcoming from Wesleyan University Press. Edited by Eugene Ostashevsky, I hope and trust that this, sadly, posthumous collection will open the eyes of a new and broader English-speaking … Continue reading

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Stephanie Sandler translates Elena Fanailova

Stephanie Sandler’s translation of Russian poet Elena Fanailova’s poem “Lena i Lena” (“Lena and Lena”) has just gone up as a feature on Jacket2. Sandler introduces her translation by mapping out beautifully how Fanailova’s work undoes the false binary of … Continue reading

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A poem for Arkadii Dragomoshchenko from Cilla McQueen

to AD   as i was reading your poem in Dunedin you were dying in Russia this is to say I recognise the span of your spare word-frame the unnecessary pared away to idea shimmering between you and a flower, … Continue reading

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Arkadii Dragomoshchenko, 1946–2012

              With great sadness, I learnt yesterday of the passing of a great poet and a friend: Arkadii Dragomoshchenko. I have written a brief commentary about Arkadii as the first post in my commentary on … Continue reading

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Arkadii Dragomoshchenko and Alternative Paths in Contemporary Russian Poetry

A special forum on “Arkadii Dragomoshchenko and Alternative Paths in Contemporary Russian Poetry,” edited by Evgeny Pavlov, has just been published in the latest issue of the Slavic and East European Journal. It is wonderful to see this renewed attention … Continue reading

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