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The Readers of Novyi Mir

Coming to Terms with the Stalinist Past

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$67.50 • £54.95 • €61.00

ISBN 9780674072879

Publication Date: 06/10/2013


442 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

16 halftones


  • Introduction: Readers, Writers, and Soviet History
  • 1. A Passion for the Printed Word: Postwar Soviet Literature
  • 2. Barometer of the Epoch: Pomerantsev and the Debate on Sincerity
  • 3. Naming the Social Evil: Dudintsev’s Ethical Quest
  • 4. Recalling the Revolution: The Pasternak Affair
  • 5. Literature above Literature: Tvardovskii’s Memory
  • 6. Reassessing the Moral Order: Ehrenburg and the Memory of Terror
  • 7. Finding New Words: Solzhenitsyn and the Experience of Terror
  • 8. Discovering Human Rights: The Siniavskii-Daniel’ Trial
  • 9. In Search of Authenticity: The “Legends and Facts” Controversy
  • 10. Last Battles: The End of Tvardovskii’s Novyi mir
  • Epilogue: Tradition, Change, Legacies
  • Archives Consulted
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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