Year: 1970 Source: Slavonic and East European Review, v.48, no.111, (1970), p.181-200 SIEC No: 20030982

The authors traces Mayakovsky’s poetic career by tracing the recurring theme of time in his poetry. In particular, the author focuses on Mayakovsky’s relationship with the future, which at first was confident, but which suffered a series of breaks in 1920s Communist Russia, & eventually culminated in his own suicide in 1930.