Bakhyt Shkurullaevich Kenzheev Biography

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Among Russian poets of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, Bakhyt Kenzheev enjoys a reputation as a traditionalist. Predominantly lyrical, his verse touches upon a wide range of modern phenomena. He is renowned for his ability to represent mundane life in an intensely Romantic style, creating a mystical dimension to human existence. Many critics acknowledge that his poetry incorporates the European and Central Asian mythological traditions as well as specifically Russian literary trends. Projecting traditional imagery on the minutiae of contemporary life, Kenzheev's poetry harks back to the Russian rhyming styles most brilliantly represented by figures such as Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Blok, and Osip Emil'evich Mandel'shtam. Poet and critic Efim Bershin in his review (Literaturnaia gazeta [The Literary Gazette], 1993) of Kenzheev's book Stikhotvoreniia poslednikh let (Poetry of Recent Years, 1992) confesses, "I like Kenzheev's poetry because it elevates you from mundane life and vanity; because there is...

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