Beyond socialist realism: Soviet fiction since Ivan Denisovich

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Holmes & Meier Publishers, 1980 - Literary Criticism - 260 pages
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A thoughtful work of literary criticism on Soviet fiction (not of the samizdat type) published in the years since Stalin's death. Some good observations on the common themes and tropes of the ... Read full review


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Geoffrey Alan Hosking, born April 28, 1942, in Troon, Ayrshire,Scotland, attended King's College, Cambridge, earning an M.A. and a Ph.D. He also attended St. Anthony's College, Oxford. He is professor of Russian history at the University of London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies. He has been a visiting lecturer in political science at the University of Wisconsin, Madison; a research fellow at Columbia University's Russian Institute; and a visiting professor at the University of Cologne Slaviches Institute. Hosking's works include The Russian Constitutional Experiment: Government and Duma,1907-14, Beyond Socialist Realism: Soviet Fiction since "Ivan Denisovich," and The First Socialist Society: A History of the Soviet Union from Within.

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