Fiziki-liriki refers to a 1959 poem by Boris Slitskii that crystallized in memorable shorthand the intellectual divide between what he called 'physicists' and lyricists'.
Howell, Yvonne. "Fiziki-Liriki (Scientist-Poets)." Encyclopedia of Contemporary Russian Culture. Edited by Tatiana Smorodinskaya, Karen Evans-Romaine, and Helena Goscilo. New York: Routledge, 2007.
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