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(Biography) Vladimir Vladimirovich (vlaˈdimir vlaˈdimirəvitʃ). 1893–1930, Russian Futurist poet and dramatist. His poems include 150 000 000 (1921) and At the Top of my Voice (1930); his plays include Vladimir Mayakovsky — a Tragedy (1913) and The Bedbug (1929)
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or Ma•ya•kov•sky

(ˌmɑ yəˈkɔf ski, -ˈkɒf-)

Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1893–1930, Russian poet.
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Noun1.Mayakovski - Soviet poet; leader of Russian futurism (1893-1930)
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He returned to Moscow in 1922, where he joined the editorial team of Vladimir Mayakovsky's LEF magazine.
Here to give Cyprus a taste of its theatre and literature, is a monologue performance based on the poetry of Vladimir Mayakovsky.
At this evening, the actor spoke about the work of famous poets Vladimir Mayakovsky, Aleksandr Blok and Boris Pasternak, and read their poems.
I Love: The Story of Vladimir Mayakovsky and Lili Brik Farrar Straus Giroux, 1979.
An antic spirit of polyglot pastiche cropped up in carpet designs, inspired by Russian Futurist poet Vladimir Mayakovsky, that document Turkey's government-mandated conversion to Latin script, as well as in vacuum-formed placards, modeled on Marcel Broodthaers's "poemes industriels," advertising fermented beverages with slogans such as "coo coo 4 kumis."
He mentions some of the most important figures of the literary movement in Russia at the beginning of the twentieth century--figures like Fyodor Sologub, Valery Bryusov, Maxim Gorky, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Velimir Khebnikov, and Alexander Blok.
Vladimir Mayakovsky and Mikhail Baktin wrote in similar vein, in Mystery-Bouffe and Rabelais and his World, and Pier Paolo Pasolini also used medieval materials.
They examine classic antiquity and beyond, intellectual-artist bondings in Germany and in the former Soviet Union, associations beyond Europe, the relation between philosophy and politics in Plato, Strabo as mentioned in the works of Giorgio Pasquali, Petrrarch Cicero's heir as council to the princeps, the avant garde and the state with the example of Vladimir Mayakovsky, and the curious re-institution by the former USSR of two Georgian novels.
The turning point in Duvakin's biography was the offer from the State Literary Museum to organize an exhibition dedicated to recently deceased poet Vladimir Mayakovsky. The poet happened to be akin to Duvakin's heart and literary interests and all his life from that point on became connected with Mayakovsky.
Of all the figures on the 20th-century stage none more resembles d'Annunzio than the Russian "Voice of the Revolution," Vladimir Mayakovsky, albeit with two substantial caveats.
Our sample, made up of 3x3x3 poets (Irina Andone, Dimitrie Anghel, Thomas Lovell Beddoes, John Berryman, Paul Celan, Thomas Chatterton, Hart Crane, John Davidson, Sergey Esenin, Benjamin Fondane, Randall Jarrell, Heinrich von Kleist, Vachel Lindsay, Gherasim Luca, Lucan, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Gerard de Nerval, Cesare Pavese, Sylvia Plath, Sappho, Daniil Scavinski, Anne Sexton, Ion Stratan, Sara Teasdale, Georg Trakl, Marina Tsvetayeva, George Vasilievici) is sad testimony to such a deadlock but, as an excuse for the Poet, we will take the liberty to paraphrase La Rochefoucauld and say that Poets are not those which have "more virtue" and more of sanity than common souls, but "only those which have greater designs."

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