About the author:
Evgeniy R. Arenzon, Senior Researcher, А. M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Povarskaya 25 а, 121069 Moscow, Russia.
The article is devoted to the creative contacts of representatives of the Russian imaginists (S. Esenin, A. Mariengof, V. Shershenevich, I. Gruzinov, R. Ivnev, A. Kusikov, etc.) with V. Khlebnikov. It reveals little-known facts of the literary process of the early 20th century, the interaction of representatives of various literary groups.