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Viktor Fedorovich Bokov

Viktor Bokov, USSR Poet.

Background

  • Bokov, Viktor was born on September 19, 1914. Son of a peasant.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Gorkii Literary Institute, 1938.

    Career

    • Bora in the village of Iazvitsy near Moscow. Spent some time in the Gulag camps. Wrote poems about his experiences in the camps which circulated in samizdat.

      Writes in a simple folkloristic style, which brings him wide popularity. Several collections of verse published.
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    Born September 19, 1914
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