Collection: Konstantin Vaginov

Konstantin Vaginov (1899–1934), born in St. Petersburg, served in the Red Army during the Russian Civil War. He was active in Nikolai Gumilev’s Acmeist movement and the Guild of Poets, and was a core member of the avant-garde group OBERIU. Inspired in part by his interactions with Mikhail Bakhtin and his intellectual circle, Vaginov wrote four satirical novels before his death in 1934.

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