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Jews in Russian literature after the October Revolution : writers and artists between hope and apostasy

Author: Efraim Sicher
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Series: Cambridge studies in Russian literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This study shows how four famous Jews writing in Russian in the early Soviet period attempted to resolve the conflict between their cultural identity and their place in Revolutionary Russia. Babel,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: I Babelʹ; Osip Mandelʹshtam; Boris Leonidovich Pasternak; Ilʹi︠a︡ Ėrenburg; I Babelʹ; Ilʹi︠a︡ Ėrenburg; Osip Mandelʹshtam; Boris Leonidovich Pasternak; Isaak Ė Babelʹ; Osip Mandelʹštam; Boris Leonidovič Pasternak; Ilʹja Ėrenburg; Isaak Babelʹ; Osip Mandelʹštam; Boris Pasternak; Ilʹja Ėrenburg; Isaak Èmmanuilovič Babelʹ; Osip Leonidovič Mandelʹštam; Ilia Grigorievitch Ehrenbourg
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Efraim Sicher
ISBN: 0521481090 9780521481090 0521025990 9780521025997
OCLC Number: 31971154
Description: xxiv, 282 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Burning embers --
2. Modernist responses to war and revolution: the Jewish Jesus --
3. The Jewishness of Babel --
4. The 'colour' of Judaism: Osip Mandelstam's Noise of Time --
5. The father, the son and Holy Russia: Boris Pasternak, Hermann Cohen and the religion of Doctor Zhivago --
6. Ilia Ehrenburg, the eternal chameleon --
Epilogue: Hope betrayed.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in Russian literature.
Responsibility: Efraim Sicher.
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"Sicher's erudition and analysis of the visual arts are excellent....In summarizing the arguments and reconsidering them from the viewpoint of these writers' Jewish identity, Sicher has done a Read more...

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