A New Look at Eugene Zamiatin's We

Borman, Gilbert
March 1983
Extrapolation (Kent State University Press);Spring1983, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p57
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Comments on the alphanumeric appelatives and their meaning in Eugene Zamiatin's novel "We". Comparison with other antiutopian novels; Biblical references and symbols in the novel; Decoding of the alphanumeric appelatives.


Related Articles

  • We by Eugene Zamiatin. Atwood, Margaret // New Scientist;10/23/2010, Vol. 208 Issue 2783, p03 

    A review of the book "We," by Eugene Zamiatin is presented.

  • On Zamyatin's We: A Critical Map of Utopia's 'Possible Worlds.'. Wegner, Phillip E. // Utopian Studies;1993, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p94 

    Presents a textual interpretation of the book `We,' by Yevgeny Zamyatin. Background of Zamyatin; Utopian ideas explored and depicted by the author; Conceptual diagram of the possible worlds of the text.

  • Editor's Note.  // Books in Canada;Sep2006, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p2 

    The author comments on the book We by Ivanovich Zamiatin. She praises the novel's clear-sighted exhortation against Bolshevism. She describes the mathematical utopia created by Zamiatin in his novel. She identifies the role of language in the new Communist regime. She mentions the literary style...

  • THE X-FACTOR IN ZAMYATIN'S WE. Barratt, Andrew // Modern Language Review;Jul1985, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p659 

    The article states that Yevgeny Ivanovich Zamyatin's use of imagery has long been recognized both as one of the most characteristic aspects of his writing and as perhaps his most significant contribution to the stylistic revolution which overtook Russian fiction in the first decades of this...

  • We.  // Publishers Weekly;4/17/2006, Vol. 253 Issue 16, p161 

    This article reviews the book "We," by Yevgeny Zamyatin, translated by Natasha Randall.

  • Reconsideration. Rubenstein, Joshua // New Republic;1/7/78, Vol. 178 Issue 1, p38 

    Reviews the book "We," by Yevgeny Zamyatin.

  • Laughter in Zamiatin's "We": Passageways Into the Irrational. Kinyon, Kamila // Extrapolation (University of Texas at Brownsville);Summer2002, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p204 

    Provides a reading of Yevgeny Zamiatin's science fiction novel "We" which emphasizes the semiotics of laughter. Ways in which laughter effects the characters of the novel; Consideration of the larger framework of laughter, comedy and estrangement within the field of science fiction; Influence of...

  • Must Collectivism Be against People? What Remains of Zamyatinís We after the Change of Leviathans: Reflections from Feminist and Other Standpoints. Suvin, Darko // Femspec;1999, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p28 

    The article reviews the book "We," by Eugene Zamyatin.

  • Zamyatin and the Nightmare of Technology. McCarthy, Patrick A. // Science Fiction Studies;Jul84, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p122 

    Yevgeny Zamyatin's anti-utopian novel we relies on a Romantic conception of politics and technology that is consistent with attitudes developed in essays Zamyatin wrote during the early years of the Bolshevik state. In the novel, both the machine images and the adaptation of the Prometheus myth...


Other Topics