6 edition of Inside the Soviet Writers" Union found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||John and Carol Garrard.|
|LC Classifications||PG2920.S68 G37 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 303 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||303|
|LC Control Number||89023594|
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Inside the Soviet Writers' Union Hardcover – Decem by John Garrard (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover, Import, Decem Cited by: Inside the Soviet Writers Union Hardcover – February 1, by John Garrard (Author), Carol Garrard (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsCited by: Inside the Soviet Writers' Union.
[John Gordon Garrard; Carol Garrard] -- The USSR's Writer's Union, a form of cultural and political organization unknown in the West, has ruled every aspect of Russian writers' private and professional lives from the time of Stalin to.
The USSR's Writer's Union, a form of cultural and political organization unknown in the West, has ruled every aspect of Russian writers' private and professional lives from the time of Stalin to the This book shows how the union has operated over the last five decades.
Based on extensive research and interviews with Soviet writers and officials, both inside and outside Russia, the book portrays the "non-governmental" Union as a unique microcosm of Party structure and ideology as well as an extensive, paternalistic club 4/5(1).
INSIDE THE SOVIET WRITERS' UNION by John & Carol Garrard Garrard ‧ RELEASE DATE: Ma This dully written, fact-choked look from the outside at the Soviet Writers' Union is unable to step back from its subjects; the Garrards have their foreheads to the.
Includes a useful index. This is a Signed First Edition which includes a dedication in the inside front cover reading: 'For Dan and Pauline - to remind them of their long-lost friends, John and Carol'. 1st Writers Union Congress () In his speech to the first Congress of Soviet Writers in AugustYuri Olesha noted, "When you depict a negative hero, you yourself become negative." Perhaps because of this, Olesha took it personally when some critics damned the.
The Union of Soviet Writers was formed by the Central Committee of the Communist Party on 23rd April, All other literary organizations such as the All-Russian Association of Proletarian Writers were dissolved.
Those writers who did not belong to the official union found it almost impossible to get their work published. Red Star over Russia: A Visual History of the Soviet Union from to the Death of Stalin (David King) David King’s book Red Star Over Russia: A Visual History of the Soviet Union from to the Death of Stalin covers the first part of the Soviet Union from the creation to the death of the tyrannical leader Stalin.
Inside The Soviet Writers' Union. Inside The Soviet Writers' Union. By John and Carol Garrard. pp, Free Press, Purchase. Two American scholars, diligent in their research, show how the Writers' Union in the Russian Republic has served the interests and the official line of the Communist Party since the time of Stalin.
Stalin's specter hovers throughout, and in the book's crescendo Brent takes us deep into the dictator's personal papers to glimpse the dark heart of the new Russia. Both cultural history and personal memoir, Inside the Stalin Archives is a deeply felt and vivid portrait of Russia in /5.
The Soviet writer bore witness to the horrors of Russia’s World War Two and the Shoah — and deserves a place in literary history, says scholar Maxim D Shrayer.
He recommends the best books by and about Vasily Grossman. History books The Dead Hand by David E Hoffman – review Peter Preston examines US paranoia in the days of the Soviet Union, and sees parallels with today W hen the Soviet Union. Union of Soviet Writers, USSR Union of Writers, or Soviet Union of Writers (Russian: Союз писателей СССР, romanized: Soyuz Sovetstikh Pisatelei) was a creative union of professional writers in the Soviet Union.
It was founded in on the initiative of the Central Committee of the Communist Party () after disbanding a number of other writers' organizations: RAPP, Proletkult, and VOAPP.
Writers’ Union of the U.S.S.R., Russian Soyuz Pisateley S.s.r., organization formed in by a decree of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union that abolished existing literary organizations and absorbed all professional Soviet writers into one large union.
The union supported Communist Party policies and was the defender and interpreter of the single Soviet. Source: Gorky, Radek, Bukharin, Zdhanov and others “Soviet Writers’ Congress ”, Lawrence & Wishart, ; Online Version: Marxists Internet Archive () ; Transcribed by: Jose Braz, Andy Blunden and Hasan for the Marxists Internet Archive.
The Soviet Writers Congress was held in Augustfive years into the ultra-left “Third Period” of the Comintern, shortly. Gorky, who gave the opening speech, said, "The Union is being created not only to unite writers in a physical sense, but so that a professional union should make them aware of their collective strength." Gorky described the type of "new Soviet man" that literature should portray: "A new type of man is springing up in the Soviet Union.
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Inside the Soviet Army (ISBN ; Hamish Hamilton, ; also published in the United States, Prentice Hall, ISBN ), is a book by Viktor Suvorov (published under his pseudonym), which describes the general organisation, doctrine, and strategy of the Soviet armed forces (the term "Army" being used to cover not only the land force, but also strategic rocket, air defence Author: Viktor Suvorov.
Picking up the theme, the Soviet reviewer of the new anthology made a point of noting that a third of the collection would be devoted to American writers since World War II. THE SOVIET MAGAZINE THAT SAID NYET.
By Anthony Austin exist also, in subterranean ways, inside Soviet officialdom.'' of a closed meeting of party members of the Soviet Writers' Union, at.