Solzhenitsyn and Modern Literature
- Alexandr Solzhenitsyn. Ericson, Jr., Edward E. // Christian History;2000, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p32
Profiles Russian high school physics teacher-turned-novelist Alexandr Solzhenitsyn. Conversion to Christianity; Books written; False labels pinned by critics on him; Worldwide literary fame. INSETS: Timeline;You Are There.
- Solzhenitsyn's Rhetorical Revolution. // Twentieth Century Literature (Twentieth Century Literature);Dec77, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p498
Comments on the literary style of Russian novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. Relationship of Solzhenitsyn's works to Soviet Union's literary tradition; Characteristics of Solzhenitsyn's novels.
- Solzhenitsyn Reconsidered. Muggeridge, Malcolm // Saturday Evening Post;Mar1981, Vol. 253 Issue 2, p44
Commends exiled Russian novelist Alexander Solzhenitsyn for his courage in writing about inhumane conditions at the Gulag penal system in the Soviet Union. Background of Solzhenitsyn; Reason for the decline of popularity of Solzhenitsyn in the U.S.; Literary awards won by Solzhenitsyn;...
- Alone Together. Pipes, Richard // New Republic;11/25/2002, Vol. 227 Issue 22, p26
Focuses on the works of the writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn on the history of the Jews. List of books written by the Solzhenitsyn; Treatment of the Jews in the historical novels of the writer; Views of Solzhenitsyn about the Jews who joined the revolutionary movement; Style of the writer;...
- Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr Isayevich. Fanger, Donald // Columbia Dictionary of Modern European Literature;1980, p757
A profile of Russian novelist Aleksandr Isayevich Solzhenitsyn is presented. Information on his birth, birthplace, and professional recognitions that he achieved is presented. An overview of his literary style is offered. Some of his works include: "Odin den Ivana Denisovicha," and "V kruge pervom."
- Understanding Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. // Commentary;Feb1985, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p17
He is difficult to understand, not just because of the length, density, and unpleasant subject matter of his books. He is controversial because he is not only anti-communist and anti-Soviet, he is also anti-liberal and anti-detente and he has denounced the West for its failure to face up to the...
- THE PLAIN DEALER. // Hill;8/6/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 91, p24
The article reports on the 1978 Harvard speech of writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn where he upbraided Americans for their materialism and loss of faith in God.
- Solzhenitsyn supports Yeltsin, reforms. Hebblethwaite, Peter // National Catholic Reporter;11/19/93, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p13
Reports on Russian novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's plan to return to his country after 20 years of exile in Vermont. Speaking in support of President Boris Yeltsin; Reservations about the elections; Criticism on Yegor Gaidar's economic changes.
- A Humanist Answer to Alexander Solzhenitsyn. Aspy, David N. // Educational Leadership;Oct78, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p8
Comments on the address given by Alexander Solzhenitsyn at Harvard University's graduation regarding humanism. Manifestation of despiritualized humanistic philosophy by communism and capitalism; Depiction of humanism as anti-God and pro-materialism; Failure of Solzhenitsyn to recognize...