In article of Marina Tsvetaeva "Fuck", published in 1935 year leading Parisian emigre magazine "Contemporary notes" when publications were confiscated following lines (they subsequently was restored by the researchers):
From this passage it follows that Tsvetaeva, first, was familiar with the name of "silver age"; second, saw him with enough irony (not possible that these word was a reaction to the above considerations Ocupa 1933 years). Finally, perhaps the most famous lines are from "Poems without a Hero" by Anna Akhmatova:
Understanding these lines is impossible without appeal to wider context of the poet, however doubt silver age have Akhmatova — 't definition of the era, and the common quote that carries its own function fiction text. For author "Poem without hero", dedicated to summing up the name "silver age" — 't characteristics of the era, and one it names (obviously not indisputable), the data literary critics and other cultural figures.
Nevertheless, the phrase under discussion quickly lost its original meaning and began to be used as a classification term. Mikhail Leonovich Gasparov wrote in the "preface to the "poetic anthology of the turn of the century:
So the definition quickly became fixed and was taken on faith by both readers and researchers (it is possible that for lack of a better one) and spread to painting, sculpture, architecture and other areas of culture.
The phrase "silver age" in its application to the beginning of the XX century is found only in two major poets (or, more precisely, poetesses).
would not need about thirty pieces of silver».
or, then, we, the children of the silver age,
«It would not be necessary — in front of the children,
He froze over the silver age».
And the silver moon is bright
In the Summer , the weather vane sang subtly,
«An archway darkened on the Galley,
«The poetics of the "silver Age" in question is primarily the poetics of Russian modernism. So it is customary to call three poetic trends that announced their existence between 1890 and 1917...»