Nikolai Bukharin

Nikolai Bukharin

Nikolai Bukharin

Poetry, Poetics and the Problems of Poetry in the U.S.S.R.1)


Written: 1934
Source: Gorky, Radek, Bukharin, Zhdanov and others "Soviet Writers' Congress 1934", Lawrence & Wishart, 1977
First Published as: Gorky, Radek, Bukharin, Zhdanov and others "Soviet Writers' Congress 1934", Martin Lawrence Ltd, 1935, page 185-258.
Online Version: Marxists Internet Archive (marxists.org) 2001
Transcription/Markup: Mathias Bismo


 

Introduction

1. Poetry

2. Poetics as the Technology of Poetic Craftmanship

3. The Turning Point

4. Our Contemporaries

5. The Level of Poetic Work in the U.S.S.R. and the Tasks of Poetry

 


1) This speech was delivered at the first All-Union Congress of Writers, August 1934. Other speakers were A.A. Zhdanov, Maxim Gorky, Karl Radek and A.I. Stetsky.