This chapter is focused on the main steps of the history of the literary group OBERIU. The analusis of its place in cultural history of interwar Russia/USSR is outlined. The chapter also contains scetch of the main traits of style and aesthetics of Daniil Kharms and Alexander Vvedenskii, two most prominent representatives of the OBERIU group; the poetics of Nickolai Zabolotskii and Konstantin Vaginov, two other outstanding artists who took part in OBERIU activity are discussed in the separate chapters of this handbook.
The paper discusses two versions of a translation of Daniil Kharms
Analysis of the poem of Alexander Vvedensky
Biography of the poet Nikolai Oleinikov