Vladimir Mayakovsky et al., Night Wraps the Sky, edited by Michael Almereyda (New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2008) Vladimir Mayakovsky, Selected Poems, translated by James H. McGavran III (Illinois: Northwestern University Press, 2013) Vladimir Mayakovsky, Volodya: Selected Works, edited by Rosy Carrick (London: Enitharmon, 2015)
1 Med livet som insats: berlättelsen om Vladimir Majakovskij och hans krets
(Stockholm: WahlstrÖm & Widstrand, 2007), English translation by Harry D. Watson published by University of Chicago Press, 2014. 2 The Lady and the Hooligan can be viewed on YouTube: www.youtube.
com/watch?v=re_ytlv0UqE. If you don’t have time to watch the whole thing – it is only three quarters of an hour – then the vital section for my argument is the last five minutes. 3 For more insight on Mayakovsky’s death and his mood around the time
(albeit from a partial source) see his brief biography I Myself (1922; revised edition 1928). 4 Mikhail Shtokmar, Rifma Mayakovskogo (Mayakovsky’s Rhyme) (Moscow:
Sovetsky Pisatel', 1958).