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Sasha Chyorny

6 contributions found for Russian Life and/or Chtenia.

Sasha Chyorny SASHA CHYORNY (1880-1932) was born Alexander Mikhailovich Glickberg, in Odessa. He worked as a journalist, customs officer and railway worker, while writing satirical stories and poems. His work was extremely popular during his lifetime, admired by writers as diverse as Mayakovsky and Nabokov. He emigrated after the revolution and died in France in 1932 from a heart attack, after helping to put out a fire in Lamandou. According to legend, his fox terrier Micky, "author" of the eponymous story Micky Fox, lay on Chyorny's chest and died with him.


The Dog Groomer

Chtenia: Spring 2014
A poignant poem on the meaning of emigration and life.
Author: Sasha Chyorny
Translator: Maria Bloshteyn

Guide for Moscow Visitors

Chtenia: Winter 2014
The author's 15-point guide to surviving a visit to the capital.
Author: Sasha Chyorny
Translator: Eugenia Sokolskaya

The Provincial City of Bolkhov

Chtenia: Spring 2011

Author: Sasha Chyorny
Translator: Lydia Razran Stone
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Why Did Chekhov Quit This Earth So Soon?

Chtenia: Fall 2010

Author: Sasha Chyorny
Translator: Lydia Razran Stone
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Lullaby (Mama's Gone)

Chtenia: Fall 2008

Author: Sasha Chyorny
Translator: Lydia Razran Stone
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The Diary of Mikki Fox

Chtenia: Winter 2008

Author: Sasha Chyorny
Translator: Lydia Razran Stone
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