Perkhin V.V. Andrei Platonov spring 1935 (About Writing V.B. Shklovsky to the writer)
At the heart of the article – unpublished letter V.B. Shklovsky to A.P. Platonov, which assessed the story «Takyr». Analysis of this letter in correlation with its attendant circumstances shows that the critic on a mission to the political leader of the Union of Soviet Writers, who sought to bring the creativity of the writer with the overall standard.
A.P. Platonov, V.B. Shklovsky, «Takyr», writersʼ Union, A.S. Sherbakov, tragedy