Russian novelist and historian Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
was deported from the Soviet Union to Frankfurt, West Germany, and stripped of his Soviet citizenship on February 13, 1974.
Writers rise together, and without formidable peers and a tradition of literary giants, we might not have had Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The line separating good and evil passes not through states, nor between classes, nor between political parties either, but through every human heart - and through all human hearts," wrote Russian author and historian Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
, who spent nearly a decade in labor camps for being an outspoken critic of the Soviet Union and communism.
The First Circle by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
(1968) Solzenitsyn's characters are drawn so well, you can almost feel them breathe.
He really is more like Meyerhold than, say, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
, or the other dissident artists who battled the Kremlin.
POSSESSING WHAT ALEKSANDR SOLZHENITSYN
called a principled "point of view," one that gave him a settled appreciation of the human condition and of the full range of the human virtues, Peter robustly defended the truth as he saw it--without undue spiritedness and in a manner that was always leavened by a sense of humor.
80); Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
preferred the term "slave" (p.
It is also the land of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky of 'Swan Lake' fame; Alexander Pushkin, known as the Russian Shakespeare; Boris Pasternak, 1958 Nobel Prize winner in Literature; and Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
, another Nobel Prize winner also in Literature for 'The Gulag Archipelago.
He said CIA covert action was very useful in the later years of the Cold War -- for example, by smuggling into Russia hundreds of thousands of copies of "The Gulag Archipelago" by dissident writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
BORN ALEKSANDR Solzhenitsyn
, Russian writer, 1918 JOHN Kerry, US politician, 1943, above BRENDA Lee, US pop singer, 1944 DIED ARTHUR Mullard, UK comedian, 1995, above RAVI Shankar, Indian musician, 2012 MICHAEL Robbins, UK comic actor, 1992
Like George Orwell or Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
, Primo Levi's name stood for the survival of humane values in the face of overwhelming violence.
He quoted Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
saying, " 'The simple step of a courageous individual is not to take part in a lie.