Poets of the "Silver Age" - who are they?

Poets of the "Silver Age" - who are they?

  • The "Silver Age" was the name given to the period from the late 19th century to the October Revolution. Accordingly, the poets of the Silver Age refer to this time. They are united by their integration into modernism (this is a generalized name for literary movements new for that time: symbolism, acmeism, futurism, imagism, etc.). The brightest names: Alexander Blok, Andrey Bely, Nikolay Gumilyov, Anna Akhmatova, Igor Severyanin.

  • This common name refers to the poets who worked at the turn of the XNUMXth and XNUMXth centuries in Russia. These are poets who worked in a difficult time for Russia, waiting for and the accomplishment of the Revolution. These are poets who worked in the era of the avant-garde, which entered the treasury of world culture. This period is called the Silver Age by analogy with the Golden Age, which includes the works of A.S. Pushkin and M.Yu., Lermontov. Although objectively the Silver Age gave more names than the Golden Age: A. Akhmatova, M. Tsvetaeva, Z. Gippius, V. Khlebnikov, A. Blok, B. Pasternak, S. Yesenin, and many, many others.

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