Vladimir Mayakovsky

Vladimir Mayakovsky

Born: July 19, 1893

Died: April 14, 1930

Nationality: Russian

Occupation: Poet

Biography: Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky was a Russian and Soviet poet and playwright. He is among the foremost representatives of early-20th century Russian Futurism.

Source/Notes: 1 (1913); translation from Patricia Blake (ed.) The Bedbug and Selected Poetry (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975) p. 53.
Source/Notes: Our March (1917); translation from C. M. Bowra (ed.) A Book of Russian Verse (London: Macmillan, 1943) p. 125.

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