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“Combining poetry with protest actions and music, Kirill Medvedev is one of the leading exemplars of the new ‘civic poetry’ that emerged in Russia during the 2000s, and whose longer lineage, from the creative ferment of the 1920s to the hyper-individualism of the 1990s, he discusses in this essay.” (from the introduction to English translation)
First published in Translit 10-11, St Petersburg, 2012.
English and Spanish translations appeared in New Left Review 82, 2013.
Peresmotret rezultaty privatizatsii poezii: novaya paradigma angazhirovannosti (Russian, 2012), HTML repost.
Beyond the Poetics of Privatization (English, 2013)
Más allá de la poética de la privatización (Spanish, 2013)