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A history of post-war Soviet writing

the literature of moral opposition

by GrigoriД­ SvirskiД­

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Published by Ardis in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

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  • Authors, Russian -- 20th century.,
  • Dissenters -- Soviet Union.,
  • Russian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGrigori Svirski ; translated and edited by Robert Dessaix and Michael Ulman.
    ContributionsDessaix, Robert, 1944-, Ulman, Michael.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG2998.D5 S9313
    The Physical Object
    Pagination456 p. :
    Number of Pages456
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17763874M
    ISBN 100882334492

    Books shelved as post-world-war-ii: The Reader by Bernhard Schlink, The Gown by Jennifer Robson, Postwar: A History of Europe Since by Tony Judt, A. Instead of theorizing, students were to study history in chronological sequence, learning names, dates, and events. The chapter then examines the further development of history-writing in the post-war era, before the Soviet experiment came to an abrupt end in the early s.

    The Soviet Union's victory in World War II offered both Moscow and Communists in Europe the opportunity to break out of the isolation that had afflicted them during the interwar years. With the end of the war in Europe in , the Soviet front line traversed Central Europe from Germany's Baltic Coast in the north to the Yugoslav–Italian border in the south. The Cold War: A New History. New York: The Penguin Press, In The Cold War: A New History, John Lewis Gaddis, the leading American Cold War historian, traces relations between the Soviet Union and the United States from World War II until the fall of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). Gaddis designed this book to serve as a.

    This book was originally intended to deal with Russia's spirit on the eve of war, but I feel quite justified in altering the detail and calling it a book on the spirit of post-war Russia, because I believe that the trends observable in pre-war Russia have continued, and are.   Washington, D.C., August 4, – To mark the 75th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August , the National Security Archive is updating and reposting one of its most popular e-books of the past 25 years. While U.S. leaders hailed the bombings at the time and for many years afterwards for bringing the Pacific war to an end and .


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He is the author or editor of fifteen books, including Thinking the Twentieth Century, The Memory Chalet, Ill Fares the Land, Reappraisals: Reflections on the Forgotten Twentieth Century, and Postwar: A History of Europe Sincewhich was one of The New York Times Book Review’s Ten Best Books ofthe winner of the Council on Foreign Cited A history of post-war Soviet writing book The best books on 20th Century Russia recommended by Francis Spufford.

Former Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year discusses books that tell the story of Russia in the last century — from Soviet science fiction set in capitalist wastelands to Khrushchev as raconteur. In springChris Ward argued in Rethinking History that writing on late Stalinism 'focuses almost exclusively on "high politics"'.

() Despite the publication of a handful of works that explore the social and cultural history of post-war era – in particular monographs by Amir Weiner, Donald Filtzer and Elena Zubkova – this has remained true for a surprisingly long time. The Communist regime sought to equate the history of the country with that of the Communist Party itself in andand this imposed a blanket of conformity on history writing in the Soviet Union.

The book also surveys the rich abundance of writing the Russian Revolution generated as well as the divergent approaches to the history of the. Samizdat (Russian: самизда́т, lit. "self-publishing") was a form of dissident activity across the Eastern Bloc in which individuals reproduced censored and underground makeshift publications, often by hand, and passed the documents from reader to reader.

The practice of manual reproduction was widespread, due to the fact that most typewriters and printing devices were. After the war most English writers chose to focus on aesthetic or social rather than political problems; C. Snow was perhaps the notable exception.

The novelists Henry Green, Ivy Compton-Burnett, Joyce Cary, and Lawrence Durrell, and the poets. History of Soviet Atomic Industry will be of interest to scientists and engineers in the nuclear industry, as well as historians of science and the post-war Soviet Union.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Svirskiĭ, Grigoriĭ, History of post-war Soviet writing. A history of post-war Soviet writing: the literature of moral opposition / Grigori Svirski ; translated and edited by Robert Dessaix and Michael Ulman.

Format Book Published Ann Arbor: Ardis, c Description p.: ill., ports. ; 24 cm. Other contributors Dessaix, Robert, Ulman, Michael. Notes. Continuing the Strugatsky brothers’ humanist tradition by inertia, post-Soviet Russian science fiction, in turn, started to pivot towards the empire as a positive ideal.

The dissolution of the Soviet Union and the traumatic experience of losing world power status, which many of the authors experienced as a major personal trauma, played a key. Some of the following books (all but one of them novels) were published at the time; some decades later, taking stock of this strange interregnum between war and coronation.

Age of Austerity 1. Soviet historiography is the methodology of history studies by historians in the Soviet Union (USSR). In the USSR, the study of history was marked by restrictions imposed by the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU).

Soviet historiography is itself the subject of modern studies. History professor Norman M. Naimark ’66 M.A ’68 Ph.D. ’72 received the Norris and Carol Hundley Award — one of the most prestigious awards for books. Workers' councils. According to the official historiography of the Soviet Union, the first workers' council (soviet) formed in May in Ivanovo (north-east of Moscow) during the Russian Revolution (Ivanovsky Soviet).However, in his memoirs, the Russian Anarchist Volin claims that he witnessed the beginnings of the St Petersburg Soviet in January.

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Now that it’s over—and now that Soviet, East European, and Chinese archives have begun to open—we know much more: so much, in fact, that it’s easy to get overwhelmed.

That’s yet another reason for writing a short book.Focusing on Moscow in the s, The Secret History of Moscow is a fascinating expose of the dark world of the city. Following the story of Galina, a young woman caught up in the criminal lawlessness of post-Communist Russia, this novel portrays the underworld of capitalism and its heavy consequences.