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Child of a turbulent century

Author: Victor Erlich
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, ©2006.
Series: Jewish lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Victor Erlich was born in 1914, in Petrograd, a place marked by that century's violent dislocations and upheavals. His story, begun on the eve of the WWI, is a memoir of that ""real twentieth  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Autobiographie
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Biography
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Erlich, Victor, 1914-2007.
Child of a turbulent century.
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, ©2006
(OCoLC)607311141
Named Person: Victor Erlich; Victor Erlich; Victor Erlich; Victor Erlich; Victor Erlich
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Erlich
ISBN: 0810123509 9780810123502 0810123517 9780810123519
OCLC Number: 65207087
Description: 227 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: In a world of my own : life with grandfather --
Between socialist politics and neo-Romantic literature --
On the road --
On the other shore : a tale of two leaders --
"You're in the army now" --
Back to school : Russian formalism with Roman Jakobson --
Academic pioneering in the Pacific Northwest --
A year on the East Coast : beyond formalism, Isaiah Berlin --
Outreach in Seattle and a continental interlude --
From Seattle to Yale, with visits to Israel and Russia --
Russia revisited --
Heartwarming closures : "all is powered by love."
Series Title: Jewish lives.
Responsibility: Victor Erlich.
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"Victor Erlich has added magnificently to our sense of what once was, and will never be again." --Forward

 
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