Year: 1972 Source: Canadian Slavonic Papers, v.14, no.3, (1972), p.489-534 SIEC No: 20040081

This article describes the last days of the life of Russian poet Sergei Esenin, leading up to his death by suicide. The author describes the deterioration of Esenin’s physical & mental health & looks to his poetry to shed light on his state of mind at the time.