Solzhenitsyn

Some articles on solzhenitsyn:

Two Hundred Years Together
... is a 2-volume historical essay by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn ... Solzhenitsyn published this two-volume work on the history of Russian-Jewish relations in 2001 and 2002 ... English translation of some excerpts may be found in "The Solzhenitsyn Reader" ...
Alan Williams (novelist) - Solzhenitsyn's Cancer Ward
... Soviet authorities had prohibited Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn from publishing his semi-autobiographical novel Cancer Ward ... who had a signed document attesting that he was acting on Solzhenitsyn's behalf ...
Mother Russia (Renaissance Song)
... The song is a tribute to Russian writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, who had been forced by the Communist regime to leave the Soviet Union earlier in 1974 ... Annie Haslam has had often to point out to interviewers that "Mother Russia" really refers to Solzhenitsyn ... enters, and the next three minutes of the song contain six verses in three pairs describing Solzhenitsyn's plight, in between which are short interludes of strings ...
Two Hundred Years Together - Reception
... Northwestern University published a refutation of Solzhenitsyn's claims and has accused him of anti-Semitism ... Hosking and Robert Service have defended Solzhenitsyn against his opponents ... Service has argued that from what he has read about the book, Solzhenitsyn is "absolutely right," Jews were disproportionately represented in the early Soviet bureaucracy ...
Two Hundred Years Together - Reception - Richard Pipes Review
... At the same time Pipes notes that Solzhenitsyn is "too eager to exonerate czarist Russia of mistreating its Jewish subjects, and as a consequence is insensitive to the Jews ... In Richard Pipes' opinion, the book absolves Solzhenitsyn from the taint of antisemitism, although he thinks the author’s nationalism prevents him from being fully impartial, and that Solzhenitsyn is ... Pipes asserts that Solzhenitsyn failed to consider "poisonous atmosphere in which Jews lived for generations in the Russian empire (an atmosphere originating in Russian Orthodox and nationalist ...

Famous quotes containing the word solzhenitsyn:

    Blow the dust off the clock. Your watches are behind the times. Throw open the heavy curtains which are so dear to you—you do not even suspect that the day has already dawned outside.
    —Alexander Solzhenitsyn (b. 1918)

    You only have power over people so long as you don’t take everything away from them. But when you’ve robbed a man of everything he’s no longer in your power—he’s free again.
    —Alexander Solzhenitsyn (b. 1918)

    Woe to that nation whose literature is cut short by the intrusion of force. This is not merely interference with freedom of the press but the sealing up of a nation’s heart, the excision of its memory.
    —Alexander Solzhenitsyn (b. 1918)