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 (sōl′zhə-nēt′sĭn, səl-zhə-nyē′tsĭn), Aleksandr Isayevich 1918-2008.
Soviet writer and dissident whose works, including One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1962) and The Gulag Archipelago (1973-1975), exposed the brutality of the Soviet labor camp system. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1970.


(ˌsɒlʒəˈnɪtsɪn; Russian səlʒəˈnitsin)
(Biography) Alexander Isayevich (alɪkˈsandr iˈsajɪvitʃ). 1918–2008, Russian novelist. His books include One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1962), The First Circle (1968), Cancer Ward (1968), August 1914 (1971), The Gulag Archipelago (1974), and October 1916 (1985). His works criticize the Soviet regime and he was imprisoned (1945–53) and exiled to Siberia (1953–56). He was deported to the West from the Soviet Union in 1974; all charges against him were dropped in 1991 and he returned to Russia in 1994. Nobel prize for literature 1970


(ˌsoʊl ʒəˈnit sɪn, ˌsɔl-)

Aleksandr (Isayevich), born 1918, Russian novelist, in the U.S. 1974–94: Nobel prize 1970.
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Noun1.Solzhenitsyn - Soviet writer and political dissident whose novels exposed the brutality of Soviet labor camps (born in 1918)
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En los anos sesenta, setenta se hablo--muchas veces mal--sobre la leyenda de Alexandr Solzhenitsyn, escritor ruso (1918-2008) que estuvo preso en los campos de concentracion (les decian "campos de trabajo" o de "readaptacion") de la antigua Union Sovietica durante once anos, acusado de "actividades antisovieticas" y por "delitos de opinion".
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In the first place, the world needs continuous reminding that the logic of totalitarianism is not simply a temporally or geo-culturally confined phenomenon, and that Solzhenitsyn will remain the indispensable guide to interpreting that phenomenon.
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Russia deports dissident Solzhenitsyn DISSIDENT Soviet writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn, 55, has had his citizenship revoked and he was deported to West Germany yesterday, Tass news agency said in Moscow.
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