Publisher: Cambridge University Press (October 1, 1987)
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Khlebnikov is now famous as an immense Russian poet of the 20 th century, having for years been disregarded as an unintelligible verbal trickster. Cooke presents the 1st wide learn in English of Khlebnikov's writings. The publication is either informative and interpretative, and maps the contours of Khlebnikov's nonetheless mostly uncharted poetic global. This exploration highlights the complicated dating among the poet and his public, examines Khlebnikov's preoccupations with the that means of language and photographs of conflict and clash, and cites the transformation of a poet-warrior into the poet-prophet. Cooke additionally discusses the vexing query of Khlebnikov's perspective towards manuscripts and ebook suggestions.