Russian writers and Soviet society, 1917-1978

by Ronald Hingley

Publisher: Random House in New York

Written in English
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  • Russian literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism

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StatementRonald Hingley.
LC ClassificationsPG3022 .H5 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 296 p. ;
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4733073M
ISBN 100394427327
LC Control Number78021814

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Russian writers and Soviet society, [Hingley, Ronald] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Russian writers and Soviet society, Cited by: This book, first published inprovides a systematic anatomy of Russia’s modern authors in the context of their society at the time.

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the crisis of science and scientists in the soviet union today. Bunin's book, set in the Russian Revolution, is a bleak portrayal of rural life - full of stupidity, brutality and violence.

Many characters are portrayed as almost sub-human. Bunin became one of many writers. More precisely a treatment of Soviet history and society as reflected in the lives of Russian writers than a strictly literary critical work, Ronald Hingley's "Russian Writers and Soviet Society.

Russian literature refers to the literature of Russia and its émigrés and to Russian-language literature. The roots of Russian literature can be traced to the Middle Ages, when epics and chronicles in Old East Slavic were composed.

By the Age of Enlightenment, literature had grown in importance, and from the early s, Russian literature underwent an astounding golden age in poetry, prose.

Russian Writers and Society in the Nineteenth Century () Russian Writers and Soviet Society, () The Russian Secret Police: Muscovite, Imperial Russian and Soviet Political Security Operations () A People in Turmoil: Revolutions in Russia ().

Russia's output of great literature over two centuries is nothing short of miraculous. Having endured tyranny under their czarist regime, as well as great suffering during two world wars and under Josef Stalin, it seems unlikely that they would have time for sure monumental, soul-searching novels.

But don't be fooled; the Russian literary tradition rivals. He was a Russian novelist and short story writer, but later in life he also wrote some plays and essays. His most popular works are War and Peace () and Anna Karenina (). He first became popularly known for his semi-autobiographical trilogy, Childhood, Boyhood, and Youth (–), and Sevastopol Sketches (), based upon his.

The Russian government has long abandoned its massive promotion of the country’s culture, which was the case in the Soviet times; The Kremlin is now too busy enjoying material pleasures and swimming in oil dollars.

It’s now up to us, Russian expats, to inform the international readership about new books coming out from Russia. Ronald Hingley has 47 books on Goodreads with ratings. Ronald Hingley’s most popular book is One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich.

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The author himself has called this work, ‘a heroic act’. Although the love story plot is very simple, beneath the surface is a mirror-image of Russian society as it was in the first quarter of the nineteenth century.

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Save for later; Add to list; Language. Books shelved as soviet-union: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith, Voices from Chernobyl: The Or. Writers from all over the world are interested in this vast and cold land, and they investigate all things Soviet and Russia from different angles.

In some cases, it’s an extremely gripping reading. Russian literature - Russian literature - Post-Revolutionary literature: The Bolshevik seizure of power in radically changed Russian literature. After a brief period of relative openness (compared to what followed) in the s, literature became a tool of state propaganda.

Officially approved writing (the only kind that could be published) by and large sank to a subliterary level. The chapters trace a series of related family stories through a century of Soviet and post-Soviet joys and tragedies.

It opens with young Lidochka at the beach, where her mother is. Russian Writers and Soviet Society, New York: Random House, A history of Russian literature of the Soviet era. 30,+ book summaries; 20% study tools discount; Ad-free.

Creative writers enjoyed great prestige in both the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union because of literature's unique role as a sounding board for deeper political and social issues.

Vladimir Lenin believed that literature and art could be exploited for ideological and political as well as educational purposes. While many Russian novelists carefully approached anything closely related to subversion during the Soviet Regime, Solzhenitsyn’s honest and brutal portrayal of a “good day” at a labor camp in the Siberian GULAG is as hopeful as it is heartbreaking.

The novel’s greatness can be found in its biting irony. One of Russia's best-known contemporary writers, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, wins the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Born in in the Soviet Union, Solzhenitsyn was a. Inhe refused to take part in the official Russian writers' delegation to Book Expo America, causing a scandal and became persona non grata in Russian literary circles.

By placing emerging artists in their political and social contexts, this collection attempts to confront the new activist scene that has arisen in the Russian art world during the past years.

The recent explosion of protests in Russia—often with their very purpose being to decry the lack of artistic freedom—is a symptom of a fundamental change in culture heralded by Vladimir Putin’s. This sprawling epic does for midth century Soviet society what War and Peace did for 19th century Russia: It interweaves the tale of an epochal event, the horrific siege of Stalingrad during.

Between Two Millstones, Book 1 by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn; Peter Constantine (Translator); Daniel J. Mahoney (Foreword by) Russian Nobel prize-winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn () is widely acknowledged as one of the most important figures--and perhaps the most important writer--of the last century.

To celebrate the centenary of his birth, the first English translation. There are certain books that are always on lists of “books you must read” and the like, and these books are generally two things: old and complex.

After all, this week’s hot new bestseller is often an easy read for the simple reason that it’s part of the current zeitgeist — you don’t have to work very hard to get the references and understand the relationships more or less intuitively. The methods used by the Soviet propaganda machine to influence public opinion are still alive—thanks to the former KGB operative currently holding power in Russia.Russian literature, the body of written works produced in the Russian language, beginning with the Christianization of Kievan Rus in the late 10th century.

The unusual shape of Russian literary history has been the source of numerous controversies. Three major and sudden breaks divide it into four.