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O'Grady, Megan
March 2006
Vogue;Mar2006, Vol. 196 Issue 3, p434
The article profiles poet, Anna Akhmatova. She was in her 20s when she began reading at the Stray Dog, the watering hole of the literati in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Elaine Feinstein has written Akhmatova's biography, entitled "Anna of All the Russias: The Life of Anna Akhmatova". Akhmatova was born in a bourgeois family in 1889. Together with her husband, poet Nikolai Gumilyov, they developed a school of poetry called Acmeism. She was barred from publishing in 1925.


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