An Anthology of Contemporary Russian Women Poets
Valentina Polukhina, Daniel Weissbort
Carcanet, 2005 - Russian poetry - 266 pages
Includes works by writers from former Soviet Republics such as the Ukraine and Russian women poets living abroad. This anthology provides insights into post-Soviet reality, from the point of view of women writers who were less compromised by the Soviet system, offering more resistance to the pressures of political conformism.
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In one of this anthology's briefest poems, Olga Ivanova asks: "Do I hold the past in my hands / Perhaps / A little too tightly?" This question drives many of these poems crafted by Russian women over ... Read full review