Vladimir Uflyand

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Vladimir Uflyand (Russian: Владимир Уфлянд; 1937 - 2007) was a Russian poet, famous for such poems as It has For Ages Been Observed; Now, At Last, Even Nikifor's A Suitor; The Peasant; and The Working Week Comes To An End.

Vladimir Uflyand was born in Leningrad (now known as St. Petersburg). He studied history at Leningrad State University, and later worked as a labourer and as a stoker. His poems circulated in Samizdat, and he also published his poems for children in Soviet periodicals. His poetry for adults was first published in a book form in the USA in 1978, titled Texts 56-77. In 1993, his collection, Stikhotvornye texty(Poems and Texts), was published in Saint Petersburg. Two more poetry books followed in 1995 and in 1997. In 2000, a book of his essays appeared in St. Petersburg.

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