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Remembering the darkness : women in Soviet prisons

Author: Veronica Shapovalov
Publisher: Lanham [Md.] : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2001.
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Written by women from all stations of life and from drastically different backgrounds, these stories reconstruct not only the world of the Gulag but also its meaning for society at large. It covers  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Remembering the darkness.
Lanham [Md.] : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2001
Online version:
Remembering the darkness.
Lanham [Md.] : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2001
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Veronica Shapovalov
ISBN: 0742511456 9780742511453 0742511464 9780742511460
OCLC Number: 46240281
Description: xiii, 377 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: My autobiography / Evgeniia Isaakovna Iaroslavskaia-Markon --
"Why weren't you crying?" / Anna Petrovna Skripnikova --
Memoirs of Brusilova, by E. Slezneva / Varvara Ivanovna Brusilova --
From the Protocol of interrogation / Iuliia Nikolaevna Danzas --
"You would make a good Joan of Arc" / Ekaterina Nikolaevna Mikhailova --
How I became an anarchist / Aida Issakharovna Basevich --
The prison transport in wartime / Roza Zelmanovna Vetukhnovskaia --
My meetings with Anna Petrovna Skripnikova / Liudmila Vasilevna Klimanova --
Perspective / Irina Zalmanovna Tsurkova --
Episodes from my life / Iadviga-Irena Iosifovna Verzhenskaia --
Life is everywhere / Kseniia Dmitrievna Medvedskaia --
From Aelita's notes / Liudmila Ivanovna Granovskaia --
Epiphany in the taiga / Olga Viktorovna Iafa-Sinakevich --
From Letters / Vera Fedorovna Shtein --
Letters / Mariia Vasilevna Kovach-Astafeva --
From Letters / Anna Petrovna Zborovskaia --
Satyr and nymphs / Olga Viktorovna Iafa-Sinakevich --
The hold / Elena Semenovna Glinka --
"I never saw him again" / Irina Pavlovna Vasileva --
Unedited life / Valentina Grigorievna Ievleva-Pavlenko.
Other Titles: Women in Soviet prisons
Responsibility: edited and translated by Veronica Shapovalov.


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This collection of memoirs and letters from the gulags will prove to be of great interest to scholars working on the Stalin era and for students who are interested in the terror. . . . This is a Read more...

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