Nikolai Gumilev Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)

Criticism

Graham, Sheelagh Duffin. "N. S. Gumilev and Irish Legend: An Unpublished Fragment from 'The Beauty of Morni.'" In Irish Slavonic Studies No. 5, 1984, pp. 167-80.

Discusses Gumilev's works based on Irish originals and presents a translation of the only known portion of an Irish-themed verse drama believed to have been written by Gumilev between 1918 and 1921.

Matlaw, Ralph E. "Gumilev, Rimbaud, and Africa: Acmeism and the Exotic." Proceedings of the Sixth Congress of the International Comparative Literature Association, Stuttgart: Kunst und Wissen, 1975, pp. 653-59.

Discusses the style of Gumilev's African poems.

Nilsson, Nils Ake. "The Dead Bees: Notes on a Poem by Nikolaj Gumilev." In Orbis Scriptus, edited by Dmitrij Tschilewskij. Munich: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 1966, pp. 57380.

Commentary on "The Word" ("Slovo"), one of Gumilev's best-known poems.

Rusinko, Elaine. "Gumilev in London: An Unknown Interview." Russian Literature Triquarterly, No. 16, 1979, pp. 73-85.

Traces Gumilev's association with British literary figures including G. K. Chesterton, Aldous Huxley, and C. R. W. Nevinson, as interpreted through letters, journals, and a 1917 interview with C. E. Bechhofer, published in The New Age, XXI, 9 (June 28, 1917).

. K Sine/Zvezde: Gumilev's Love Poems." Russian Language Journal XXXI, No. 109 (Spring 1977): 155-66.

Analysis of a series of love poems Gumilev wrote in late 1917.