TATYANA MOROZOVA (1956–2011). August Follows August. IGOR KUZNETZOV. The Route.
Tatyana Morozova was a person of rare versatility: prosaist, painter, political technologist, theorist of the “mass” genres in literature and author of bestsellers… What is astonishing: she has realized herself practically in all these roles — in spite, thank to and in defiance of the times. Her passing away was unexpected… We publish here her long short story and the memoir long short story of her husband which are followed by the essay of Alla Marchenko on Tatyana’s works and some paintings of Tatyana herself.
“The story of this life is where is its subject” — under this line from INNA LISNYANSKAYA’s collection of poems which will surely rejoice our readers all poetical collections of this issue may be united: pierced with mental anguish lyrics by OLEG KHLEBNIKOV, relaxed monologues by ANDREY GRITZMAN, “quiet” verses by VADIM MURATKHANOV and tragic premonitions of MARINA GEORGADZE.
ALLA MARCHENKO. “Mirror, Light of My Eyes, Tell Me…”
“Though poets are complaining of the public’s indifference and critical sections of magazines as if taking no notice of them, Big Critical Mirror does not witness either of the first or of the latter”, — maintains Alla Marchenko analyzing critics’ comments on the poetical “current” of the last years.
MAXIM KALASHNIKOV. The Battlefield Is the Single World.
In his article the publicist M. Kalashnikov discusses various aspects of the “new barbarism” which from his point of view is impending on the Western civilization including Russia.