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Overwriting chaos : Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's fictive worlds

Author: Richard Tempest
Publisher: Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2019. ©2019
Series: Cultural revolutions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Richard Tempest examines Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's evolution as a literary artist from his early autobiographical novel Love the Revolution to the experimental mega-saga The Red Wheel, and beyond. Tempest shows how this author gives his characters a presence so textured that we can readily imagine them as figures of flesh and blood and thought and feeling. The study discusses Solzhenitsyn's treatment of Lenin,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tempest, Richard,
Overwriting chaos
Boston : Academic Studies Press, 2019.
(DLC) 2019037154
Named Person: Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn; Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn; Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn; Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenit︠s︡yn; Aleksandr Isaevič Solženicyn
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Tempest
ISBN: 9781644690123 1644690128
OCLC Number: 1103114455
Description: xxx, 716 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: A Note on translations and transliterations --
Preface --
Timeline of Solzhenitsyn's Life and Works ; Part one. The Writer In Situ. 1. The Quilted Jerkin: Solzhenitsyn's Life and Art --
2. Ice, Squared: "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" --
3. "Turgenev Never Knew": The Shorter Fictions of the 1950s and 1960s --
4. Meteor Man: Love the Revolution --
5. Helots and Heroes: In the First Circle --
6. Rebel versus Rabble : Cancer Ward ; Part two. The Writer Ex Situ. 7. Twilight of All the Russias: The Red Wheel --
8. Return: The Shorter Fictions of the 1990s --
9. Modernist? ; Appendix. Three Interviews with Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (2003-7).
Series Title: Cultural revolutions.
Other Titles: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's fictive worlds
Responsibility: Richard Tempest.

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Examines Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's evolution as a literary artist from his early autobiographical novel Love the Revolution to the experimental mega-saga The Red Wheel, and beyond. Tempest shows how  Read more...

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