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Bezymensky, A.; M. Semenko.
POSTRIL (The Gunshot). Poetical comedy.
Kharkov: D.V.U., 1930.

Text in Ukrainian. SC. 7-1/4 x 5 in. Constructivist cover by N. Sobol'. Book design by G. Sinegub. 3000 copies. This translation is more work by Semenko than by Bezymensky. [Bezymensky, Aleksandr (1898-19??): well-known Russian Soviet poet. Participated in Russian Revolution. Proletkul't. Patriotic poetry (Komsomol, Lenin, satirical poetry). Follower of Mayakovsky. Semenko, Myhail' (1892-1937): Ukrainian Soviet poet. Futurist, founder and theorist of Ukrainian avant-garde literature. For more information see the book by O. Ilnytzkyj 'Ukrainian Futurism'. Sobol', Naum (1898-1967): Ukrainian artist. Avant-garde, then AkhChU. Worked for theater. Movie posters. Exhibited from 1918, 1n 1927 (Kharkov) with Ermilov, Mane-Katz, Tatlin, etc. Sinegub G: Ukrainian graphic artist. Exhibited in 1928 (Kiev) with Favorsky, etc.]

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1st First edition Culture Art Literature Theater Theatre Poetry Russian Russia Soviet Ukraine Ukrainian Propaganda Radical Avant-garde Modernism Modern Futurism Constructivism Political Satirical 1920's 1930's Patriotic Mayakovsky Semenko Tatlin
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