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  1. Probably, the author of the text compares his opponent with the Anglo-American poet Ezra Pound, the author of the poetry book “Cantos”, and himself with Yesenin. As far as I could understand from the text, it draws an opposition between the refined, refined, “cultured” — and the sincere, authentic, fresh. I want to point out, however, that in Pound's imaginary poetic duel with Yesenin, for all my sympathy for Yesenin, Pound has a better chance.

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