1901 began working for the newspaper "Odesskie Novosti"(Odessa News); he spent two years in London as its foreign correspondent; 1907 published a translation of Walt Whitman's verse and translated the works of many other English-language writers after 1918; 1914 completed "Poetry of the Coming Democracy" which for political reasons was not published until 1918; 1917 first tale "Krokodil" (The Crocodile ) published;Although his tales were widely published and very popular, he came under attack from writers and educators. With the exceptions of two new stories in the 1930s,his stories were not republished until after Stalin's death; 1962 received the Lenin Prize and was awarded an honorary doctor of letters from Oxford University.
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