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Russian fiction and Soviet ideology

Ernest J. Simmons

Russian fiction and Soviet ideology

introduction to Fedin, Leonov, and Sholokhov

by Ernest J. Simmons

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Published by Columbia University in Morningside Heights (N.Y.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fedin, Konstantin -- 1892-,
  • Leonov, Leonid.,
  • Sholokhov, Mikhail, -- 1905-1984.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ernest J. Simmons.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13890407M

    Russian literature - Russian literature - The Stalin era: The decade beginning with Stalin’s ascendancy in the late s was one of unprecedented repression. The “war in the countryside” to enforce the collectivization of agriculture cost more than 10 million lives, about half of them by starvation. Purges took the lives of millions more, among them Babel, Kharms, Mandelshtam, . A Digital Archive of Soviet Children’s Books Goes Online: Browse the Artistic, Ideological Collection () in Books, History, K | July 5th, 4 Comments k.

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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.

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