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Alexander Blok

Poet (16-Nov-1880 — 7-Aug-1921)


Kornei Chukovsky. Alexander Blok as Man and Poet. Ardis. 1982. 156pp.

James Forsyth. Listening to the Wind: An Introduction to Alexander Blok. Oxford, England: William A. Meeuws. 1977. 138pp.

Robin Kemball. Alexander Blok: A Study in Rhythm and Metre. London: Mouton. 1965. 539pp.

Cecil Kisch. Alexander Blok: Prophet of Revolution: A Study of his Life and Works. London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson. 1960. 202pp.

Vladimir Orlov. Translated by Olga Shartse (from Russian). Hamayun: The Life of Alexander Blok. Moscow: Progress. 1978. 477pp. Abridged from the original.

Avril Pyman. The Life of Alexander Blok: Volume I: The Distant Thunder, 1880-1908. Oxford University Press. 1979. 378pp.

Avril Pyman. The Life of Alexander Blok: Volume II: The Release of Harmony, 1908-21. Oxford University Press. 1980. 430pp.

Franklin D. Reeve. Aleksandr Blok: Between Image and Idea. New York: Columbia University. 1962. 274pp.

Timothy C. Westphalen. Lyric Incarnate: The Dramas of Aleksandr Blok. Routledge. 1998. 186pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.66)

  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.78)

  6. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.29)

  7. Twentieth Century Authors (p.153)

  8. Authors Today and Yesterday (p.70)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.115)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.57)

  11. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.68)

  12. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.80)

  13. Who's Who in Twentieth-Century World Poetry (p.39)

  14. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.66)

  15. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.33)

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