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Moia Afrika [My Africa]

Title

Moia Afrika [My Africa]

Subject

Black Literature in the Soviet Union

Description

My Africa is a narrative poem that tells the story of a Black cavalry officer who fought and died for the Red Army’s revolutionary cause during the Russian Civil War. This edition of My Africa was published after Kornilov’s rehabilitation in 1957. It is illustrated with red and black drawings by Sergei Spitsyn, an artist who illustrated over one hundred books.

Creator

Boris Kornilov (1907-1938), author
Sergei Spitsyn, illustrator

Publisher

Leningrad: Sovetskii pisatel’ [Soviet Writer]

Date

1963

Language

Russian

Type

Book (Poetry)

Files

Kornilov_Moia Afrika.jpg

Citation

Boris Kornilov (1907-1938), author Sergei Spitsyn, illustrator , “Moia Afrika [My Africa],” Exhibits, accessed July 17, 2024, https://exhibits.library.utoronto.ca/items/show/27018.