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V Khlebnikov 1. Viacheslav Ivanovich Ivanov was one of the leaders of the Symbolist movement in Russia. Petersburg poets and artists who attended his "Wednesdays" often remarked on Ivanov's talent for drawing out and encouraging others. This letter from Khlebnikov included fourteen poems written early in 1908, all marked by neologisms based on Slavic roots. " 38 Brought to you by | New York University Bobst Library Technical Services Authenticated Download Date | 7/29/15 3:54 PM Letters, 1908 S To His Sister Vera Postmark: Petersburg1 September 23,1908 And how are We feeling?

38 Brought to you by | New York University Bobst Library Technical Services Authenticated Download Date | 7/29/15 3:54 PM Letters, 1908 S To His Sister Vera Postmark: Petersburg1 September 23,1908 And how are We feeling? Have We by any chance left the Caucasus and migrated to Australia? I haven't had a single letter from you, not a single line—and in the meantime on Sept. 22nd I was at Aunt Sonya's and saw Uncle Sasha and grandmother Olga P. ) They asked me to convey warm family greetings. I liked Uncle Sasha best.

T h e trolleys too. I've seen the relatives, except for Uncle Petya. I also g o t Golden Fleece,1 one or t w o issues. N o t long ago I went to " A n E v e n i n g with the Northern P a n p i p e " 2 and saw them all: Sologub, Gorodetsky, and the rest o f the z o o 3 In Petersburg the distances are so enormous that y o u spend almost all your time walking 1. The Golden Fleece (Zolotoe runo) was an elegant Symbolist journal founded in 1906 by the financier Nikolai Riabushinsky. It was published in French and Russian and continued until spring 1910.

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