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Alexander Blok

(1880—1921)

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Andrei Bely

Andrei Bely  

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(1880–1934)Russian novelist, poet, and literary theorist, born in Moscow, who became a key figure in the Russian symbolist movement. In 1904 he met Aleksandr Blok, with whom he was ...
booths

booths  

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Simple, often portable, theatres providing light entertainment at the seaside, they derived from the booths that first appeared at fairs and in town squares. These little theatres consisted of a ...
Pierrot

Pierrot  

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A stock male character in French pantomime, usually played as a sentimental lovesick youth with a sad white-painted face, a loose white costume with a neck ruff, and a pointed hat. The character ...
Puppet Show

Puppet Show  

AT: The Fairground Booth; Farce A: Aleksandr Blok Pf: 1906, St Petersburg Pb: 1906 Tr: 1950 G: Drama in 1 act; Russian prose and verse S: A room, early 20th c. C: 4m, 1f, extrasThe silent and ...
Sergei Yesenin

Sergei Yesenin  

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(1895–1925)Russian poet from a village in Riazan province who enjoyed great success in pre‐revolutionary literary salons with his poems of peasant life. He moved to Moscow in 1912, met ...
Soviet Union

Soviet Union  

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A former federation of 15 republics occupying the northern half of Asia and part of Eastern Europe, comprising Russia, Belorussia (Belarus), Ukraine, the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, and ...
St Petersburg

St Petersburg  

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See also Kirov; Russia. The birthplace of Russian ballet. The Empress Anna Ivanovna founded a school in 1738 under the direction of Landé and from this developed the Imperial company which performed ...
Vladimir Mayakovsky

Vladimir Mayakovsky  

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(1893–1930)Russian/Soviet poet, dramatist, painter. He made his stage debut in St Petersburg in 1913 in his own *‘tragedy’, Vladimir Mayakovsky, in a double bill with Kruchonykh's futurist ...
Vsevolod Meyerhold

Vsevolod Meyerhold  

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(1874–1940)Russian/Soviet actor, director and theorist of theatre who, as a protégé of Nemirovich-Danchenko, was among the founding members of the Moscow Art Theatre in 1898 and the original ...

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