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Author: Aleksander Skidan

Aleksandr Skidan, born in Leningrad in 1965, has published five poetry collections in Russian, one of which was awarded the 2006 Andrei Bely Prize. An award-winning essayist, Skidan has published four books of essays (Critical Mass, The Resistance to/of Poetry, Summation of a Poetics, and Theses Toward the Politicization of Art and Other Texts), as well as a novel. He translates American and European literary theory and American poetry. He is a member of the art and activist collective Chto Delat'? and a co-editor of the New Literary Observer. His first book in English translation, RED SHIFTING, was published in 2008 by Ugly Duckling Presse. In 2018, he was awarded the Joseph Brodsky Memorial Fellowship in poetry and spent the fall in Rome and Venice. GOLEM SOVETICUS: PRIGOV AS BRECHT AND WARHOL IN ONE PERSONA (Ugly Duckling, 2020) is his latest book. He lives in St. Petersburg.

Golem Soveticus: Prigov as Brecht and Warhol in One Persona
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Golem Soveticus: Prigov as Brecht and Warhol in One Persona

Ugly Duckling Presse

Literary Nonfiction. Translated by Kevin M. Platt. GOLEM SOVETICUT: PRIGOV AS BRECHT AND WARHOL IN ONE PERSONA places Dmitry Aleksandrovich Prigov, one of the most significant poets and artists of the late-Soviet underground, into transnational hist...

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Red Shifting
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Red Shifting

Ugly Duckling Presse

Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. Translated from the Russian by Genya Turovskaya and Eugene Ostashevsky. Alexander Skidan is one of Russia's most important contemporary poets. With language that is at once literary, cinematic, philosophical, journalisti...

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