TITLE

An Open Letter

AUTHOR(S)
Howe, Irving
PUB. DATE
May 1980
SOURCE
New Republic;5/3/80, Vol. 182 Issue 18, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on an open letter addressed to Russian writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn for his experiences written in the book "The Oak and the Calf," on Western intellectuals. Critical appraisal of the book; Apocalyptic vision of the writer towards Western intellectuals; Ideology of the writer on communism in the Soviet Union; Objection to the Soviet treatment of dissident writers.
ACCESSION #
11106455

 

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