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Some articles on solzhenitsyn:

Alan Williams (novelist) - Solzhenitsyn's Cancer Ward
... Soviet authorities had prohibited Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn from publishing his semi-autobiographical novel Cancer Ward ... obtain the manuscript from a go-between who had a signed document attesting that he was acting on Solzhenitsyn's behalf ...
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 ... of some excerpts may be found in "The Solzhenitsyn Reader" ...
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 ... Written as usual by poet Betty Thatcher, the lyrics are based on Solzhenitsyn's famous novel about Soviet repression, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich ... that "Mother Russia" really refers to Solzhenitsyn ...
Two Hundred Years Together - Reception
... Northwestern University published a refutation of Solzhenitsyn's claims and has accused him of anti-Semitism ... Geoffrey 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 ... Pipes asserts that Solzhenitsyn failed to consider "poisonous atmosphere in which Jews lived for generations in the Russian empire (an atmosphere originating in ...

Famous quotes containing the word solzhenitsyn:

    For a country to have a great writer ... is like having another government. That’s why no régime has ever loved great writers, only minor ones.
    —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)

    Hastiness and superficiality are the psychic diseases of the twentieth century, and more than anywhere else this disease is reflected in the press.
    —Alexander Solzhenitsyn (b. 1918)