Soviet stories of the last decade

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Methuen , London
Short stories, Russian., Russian fiction -- Translations into English., English fiction -- Translat
Statementselected and translated by Elisaveta Fen.
ContributionsFen, Elisaveta.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 211 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14176002M

Genre/Form: Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Soviet stories of the last decade. London: Methuen, []. Short stories Translations Translations into English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fen, Elisaveta.

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The story includes the key elements of the myth, including the backdrop of postwar prosperity and the attendant consumer culture, a hint of the Cold War (Sammy. Soviet-Jewish Decade Top On the Landing by Yenta Mash The last book on my Soviet-Jewish Decade Top 10 list is Yenta Mash's On the Landing, one of the best Yiddish writers you've never heard of, whose short stories were translated into English by Ellen ers: At both a geographical and historical distance, the Soviet Union doesn't look like much of a place for kids.

If you grew up during the Cold War in, say, the United States, you might well have the impression (of which The Simpsons' "Worker and Parasite" remains the defining crystallization) of a gray, harshly utilitarian land behind the Iron Curtain concerned with nothing more whimsical.

The book draws on interviews from dozens of women of varying backgrounds, and their firsthand accounts are a portrait of life amid a historic shift toward female autonomy. Their stories, and Traister’s analysis, make it clear that even as options for many women are expanding, those options are not equally available or beneficial to all women.

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The book printing industry descended into crisis, the number of printed book copies dropped several times in comparison to Soviet era, and it took about a decade to revive.

Among the most discussed authors of this period were Victor Pelevin, who gained popularity with first short stories and then novels, novelist and playwright Vladimir.

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To preview briefly one of this book's main findings: Soviet energy policy over the last decade and a half has been unbalanced, unstable, and ridden with conflict.

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It is due to these very "d. Dominant at home and feared abroad, Vladimir Putin has come a long way sincewhen he took over an ailing Russia still traumatized from the collapse of the Soviet Union a decade previously. Using her signature approach to oral history, reworking extended and repeated interviews and less formal conversations, Alexievich tells in Second-Hand Time the stories of twenty people from the two decades after the end of the Soviet Union.

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We loved being welcomed into the Braverman family during the last decade. The book also suggests that U.S. intelligence operatives may have inadvertently fueled the Soviets’ experimentation with germ warfare, in part by. The absolute best book I have read on the subject is Serhii Plokhy's The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union.

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