One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich

One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich

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Presents a new translation of the fictional account of the daily hardships a prisoner endures in a Stalinist labor camp.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn
Publisher : Turtleback Books
Release : 2000
File : 151 Pages
ISBN : 0808514466


One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich

One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich

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One of the most chilling novels ever written about the oppression of totalitarian regimes--and the first to open Western eyes to the terrors of Stalin's prison camps, this book allowed Solzhenitsyn, who later became Russia's conscience in exile, to challenge the brutal might of the Soviet Union.

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Genre : Communism
Author by : Александр Исаевич Солженицын
Publisher : Signet Classic
Release : 1963
File : 160 Pages
ISBN : UCSC:32106008573419


One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich

One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich

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A novel describing one day in the life of a Russian citizen imprisoned for a ten year sentence in a slave labor camp during the Stalin era. The chief character, an innocent man falsely accused, meets numerous people in prison, experiences brutality and constant struggles to survive.

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Genre : Communism
Author by : Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit͡syn
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Release : 1963
File : 210 Pages
ISBN : 7000081724


One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich

One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, you explore the short book that established Alexander Solzhenitsyn's reputation and instantly placed him on the master list of human rights advocates. It describes a typical day in the life of an inmate in the Siberian prison camps of Stalinist Soviet Union. This study guide carefully documents the ordeal of prisoner S-854 through his ten-year sentence in the Gulag. You'll find a summary and critical analyses of each section of the novel, and explore the life and background of the author, Alexander Solzhenitsyn, and gain insight into how he came to write the novel. Other features that help you study include Character analyses of major and minor players A history of the Gulag prison system and what crimes could get people sentenced to them Critical essays on levels of meaning in the novel and narrative perspective A review section that tests your knowledge Suggested theme topics and a selected bibliography Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure - you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

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Genre : Literary Criticism
Author by : Franz G. Blaha
Publisher : Cliff Notes
Release : 1986
File : 61 Pages
ISBN : 0822009609


Cancer Ward

Cancer Ward

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Cancer Ward examines the relationship of a group of people in the cancer ward of a provincial Soviet hospital in 1955, two years after Stalin's death. We see them under normal circumstances, and also reexamined at the eleventh hour of illness. Together they represent a remarkable cross-section of contemporary Russian characters and attitudes. The experiences of the central character, Oleg Kostoglotov, closely reflect the author's own: Solzhenitsyn himself became a patient in a cancer ward in the mid-1950s, on his release from a labor camp, and later recovered. Translated by Nicholas Bethell and David Burg.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release : 1991-11-01
File : 544 Pages
ISBN : 9781466839601


One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich

One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich

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"Alexis Klimoff's companion to Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich includes a general introduction discussing the work in the context of Solzhenitsyn's oeuvre as well as its place within the Russian literary tradition. Also included are primary sources and other background materials, as well as discussions of the work by leading scholars and an annotated bibliography. Combining the highest order of scholarship with accessibility, this critical companion illuminates a great work of Russian literature, and will enhance its appreciation by both teachers and students." --Book Jacket.

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Genre : Literary Criticism
Author by : Alexis Klimoff
Publisher : Northwestern University Press
Release : 1997
File : 128 Pages
ISBN : 9780810112148


One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich

One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich

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A masterpiece of modern Russian fiction, this novel is one of the most significant and outspoken literary documents ever to come out of Soviet Russia. A brutal depiction of life in a Stalinist camp and a moving tribute to man's triumph of will over relentless dehumanization, this is Solzhenitsyn's first novel to win international acclaim. Introduction by renowned poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

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Genre : Study Aids
Author by : Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Publisher : Spark Notes
Release : 2003
File : 66 Pages
ISBN : 1586638327


The Archeologist And Selected Sea Stories

The Archeologist And Selected Sea Stories

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Translated into English for the first time, The Archeologist is a landmark of Greek national literature, and an important document in the history of archeology and classicism. Published for the bicentennial year of the outbreak of the Greek War of Independence. A Penguin Classic The year 2021 marks the bicentennial of the outbreak of the Greek War of Independence. This historical milestone provides the impetus for a new period of intensified reflection on the past, present, and future of Greece, especially in light of recent financial and humanitarian challenges the country has found itself facing: the debt crisis that began in the last days of 2009 and the migration crisis five years later. These crises had already stirred renewed and often animated debate about Greek national identity, especially in relation to Europe, and the legacy of classical antiquity remains central to how that relationship is imagined. Where does Greece fit into the modern world and what role, if any, should its celebrated and idealized antiquity play in the country's national identity? More than a century ago, Karkavitsas's The Archeologist (1904) helped to articulate and frame these kinds of questions. The work is an allegory of Greek nationalism that is stylized as a folktale about Aristodemus and Dimitrakis Eumorphopoulos, two brothers and descendants of the illustrious Eumorphopoulos line. For centuries, the family had been persecuted by the Khan family, but when the Khan dynasty starts to topple, the Eumorphopoulos family resolves to regain their ancestral lands and restore their line's ancient glory. Yet the two brothers disagree about the best path forward into the future. Aristodemus insists, to the point of mania, that they must look only to the ancient past—to the family's ancient language, texts, religion, and monuments; Dimitrakis, on the other hand, exuberantly embraces the present. The Archeologist, however, attempts to map and dramatize the tensions that were violently brewing in the Balkans at the turn of the twentieth century and which, within a decade of the work's publication, would contribute to the outbreak of World War I. Also included in this edition are a selection of "sea tales," which Karkavitsas heard from sailors during his extensive time aboard ships in the Mediterranean. Considered as indigenous to Greek literature, the four sea stories represent some of the best known of the Tales from the Prow. "The Gorgon," one of Karkavitsas's shortest sea stories, is also one of the most famous.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Andreas Karkavitsas
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2021-12-14
File : 272 Pages
ISBN : 9780525507833


One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich

One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich

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Focuses on the brutal and dehumanizing aspects of life in a Russian concentration camp

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Александр Исаевич Солженицын
Publisher : Bantam Classics
Release : 1990
File : 203 Pages
ISBN : 9780553247770


One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich

One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich

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The only English translation authorized by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn First published in the Soviet journal Novy Mir in 1962, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich stands as a classic of contemporary literature. The story of labor-camp inmate Ivan Denisovich Shukhov, it graphically describes his struggle to maintain his dignity in the face of communist oppression. An unforgettable portrait of the entire world of Stalin's forced work camps, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich is one of the most extraordinary literary documents to have emerged from the Soviet Union and confirms Solzhenitsyn's stature as "a literary genius whose talent matches that of Dosotevsky, Turgenev, Tolstoy"--Harrison Salisbury This unexpurgated 1991 translation by H. T. Willetts is the only authorized edition available and fully captures the power and beauty of the original Russian.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release : 2005-03-16
File : 200 Pages
ISBN : 9781466839410