Samizdat!

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On “samizdat – an underground method of publishing that sought to evade strict censorship in the Soviet Union:”

The writers who defied soviet censors  – Benjamin Ramm – BBC – July 24, 2017

“In anticipation of the poet’s arrest, his creations were concealed by inventive means – sewn into the insides of cushions and shoes, or hidden in mattresses and saucepans. The police confiscated most of his papers, but others were smuggled out, or hidden surreptitiously in obscure locations. The most important poems were inscribed where even the wiliest investigator could not find them – in the memory of a devoted reader, who would pass them on.”

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